*27* wellbeing

In my ongoing quest to use less plastic (and subconsciously drive the boys mad) I re-directed my attention to shampoos. Always in unavoidable plastic bottles (… I get it, glass in the shower could be hazardous… eye roll) and always needed. I understand there are people out there that advocated never to wash their hair… […]

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*25* still here

My head is playing up. I could rename last week ‘migraine week… and just when I thought my head was behaving … BANG… I’m reaching for the meds again today… very frustrating. As a consequence I’ve been fuzzy all the time and well… something had to give: the blog was parked for a while. Mr […]

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*19* random Tuesday

How’s your day going? I’ve just been told our house needs a new roof. It’s going that well. I’ve just been in the attic and saw mould and condensation and the reason why there’s water pouring from the bathroom ceiling. That well… It’s going so well I’ve just had to rescue baby clothes I had kept […]

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*6* what would you do…

What would you do if you won an obscene amount of money? Hypothetically. Let’s imagine you won the lottery… and you’ve sorted out your nearest and dearest, your favourite charities, and the nice neighbour that always water your plants etc. etc…. and you still had a whole sack load of money left over… (And you […]

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*5* random Saturday

Just had an impromptu lunch in town with Mr M and the one remaining child. The older two left at an ungodly hour for the first day of a two day hockey tournament. Soooooo happy that No 1 is driving now; it’s a life changer. Mr M is currently watching the rugby on tv. No […]

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*1* new

It’s almost the end of the first day of the new year and it feels right to pop back here after a period that was dedicated instead to family and relaxing and reading and knitting and food. So what’s been happening… food aside, that is… I read two novels (more in the next few days), […]

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– 2018/202 – random Friday

The new tree has arrived.  I had never had to return a Christmas tree before now… it seems somehow wrong and a symbol of what’s wrong in society today… I mean, seriously?  Is a tree really that important?  Are we looking for perfection in all the wrong places? Shouldn’t we fight injustices instead of striving […]

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– 2018/191 – random Thursday

Is it me or it’s absolutely freezing out there? Today is one of those days I wished I had a rewind button, to start over, to shout a little less (although if you could see No 3’s bedroom you would actually give me a medal for my restrain… but still) and smile a little more… […]

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– 2018/185 – random Thursday

Today I have been exceedingly productive. Go me, pat on the back, give me a cookie productive. I started off  the day by putting on working out gear with the good intention of going for a good hard walk.  Then the sky opened and I’m not the walk in the rain type so I decided […]

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– 2018/182 – Oscar the cat

I’m not a cat person.  I spent all my life being allergic to cats, sneezing in their presence, itchy face and runny eyes.  Then my  parents decided to get one.  Don’t know the reasons why, and I tried really hard not to get a little annoyed at having to take antihistamines every ime I went […]

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