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On being excessively gentle with myself.

Yesterday I was reminded to be kind to myself. To take things slow. To be gentle to these parts of me that other parts of me find lacking and in want. I am my own worst critic. I absorb the … Continue reading

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Heading into our epilogue…

We are about to end this book of our time in Brighton. It’s been a brilliant one. A book of ups and downs, twists and turns. A book of discovering love, of two lives brought together, a turning of events … Continue reading

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Musing on 48 hours out of time..

Getting on a train again. Rucksack on my back. Just me. Just me. Sitting. Reading. Listening to music. Heading into what feels like a time vault. Time with friends who have known me the longest outside family. Who have lived … Continue reading

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70 years of Dad (MBE)

It seems rude not to have a blog post to mark the occasion of my lovely Dad turning 70. It’s a milestone almost as big as the day we walked through the tunnel which earned him his MBE.It’s also incredibly … Continue reading

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Advent 2

I forget that there is always a day in December where the wonder flows with ease. Where it is easy to write of the hope of God here on the earth because I meet up with two of my favourite … Continue reading

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Advent 8

Another day. A fresh start. Christmas craft with the boys. Running with no fear of what I would return to when I got home. (I’m beginning to believe in this period of better health for husbandface.) Big grin on my … Continue reading

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Advent 6

I’m in London. Wonder is found in the faces of old friends. In pottering around twisty London back streets admiring the architecture of this crazy place. In retreating to a safe place when it all got too much. There is … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Tonight I read Son1 the story of Pandora’s Box (the child friendly one). The end hit me all over again. A tiny creature called Hope is left at the bottom of the box. Hope is then let loose into the … Continue reading

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Advent 4

And today the wonder was right there. No need to dig deep. A fresh blue sky. Running in the sun. Wryly accepting the way my body works. Connecting chats at work. Office bag of chocolate buttons. Mmmmm. Cuppa with one … Continue reading

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Time for another roundup of our weeks…

It’s Friday. The small ones are engrossed in tv and I’m in a positive kinda mood (must be that happy point of the month). I don’t think I’ve written anything since half term. November is moving by too fast. The … Continue reading

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