– 2018/173 – postcards from the Seychelles

  Another day… more of the same.  I’m not complaining. Exploring with Mr M. I swear this has been put up purely to create a photo opportunity.  It’s pretty but not very comfortable. We went snorkelling.  Bonkers.  The reef/coral situation wasn’t good, apparently ‘El Nino’ destroyed most of it a few years back and yes, […]

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– 2018/171 – postcards from the Seychelles

First of all… where is the sun?? No seriously, where is it?  I’m cool with the humidity and the warm temperature… but… ahem, the sun? We arrived on the island of Mahe early morning and were a little disappointed to be welcomed by such grey skies, and then we got over ourselves and geesh… a […]

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– 2019/169 – yup…

This is reality. On the counter there is a squashed mountain (because it looks smaller, pathetic, I know) of ironing to do: 2 t-shirts, one sweatshirt, and 19 shirts and one nightdress.  I counted them to maximise my sense of achievement when I’ll finally get to the end. There’s a quarter of a birthday cake […]

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– 2018/168 – what a week that was

It’s no surprise we had an alarm malfunction this morning and woke up an hour later, missing the school bus and forcing a drive to school that has put my daily plan over 1 1/2 back.  Last week has been so ridiculously busy that to be honest two strong coffee cups later I’m still not […]

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– 2018/164 – clay pigeon shooting

… you know when a bored friend sends you a random email suggesting a random activity and you’re bored too so you accept and the main reason is that because you’re both probably having a middle age existential crisis? Yes, that. First of all let me tell you something.  I don’t like guns.  If it […]

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– 2018/163 – back to school

… and that’s me, this is not a very late post about the boys going back to school… no it’s me.  I’m going back to school.  School as in college… I am officially an undergraduate student at the local university and let me tell you, it feels exhilarating and absolutely terrifying at the same time. […]

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– 2018/156 – random Friday

We’re at the end of the first whole week of school and I already own a favour to someone AND we had our first trip to casualty. A very good start if I say so myself, even by my own standards. (No2 is just fine… in the collision between thumb and hockey stick ,the stick […]

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– 2018/149 – 24hrs in London

Me and the boys took ourselves to the big smoke on Thursday morning; we had finally managed to get an appointment at the Italian Consulate for their passports and we thought we tagged along a visit to the Tate Modern and a mooch about. The weather was glorious and we had a blast.  We caught […]

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– 2018/140 – here and there and everywhere

This morning I got all dressed to for a run after taking No 1 to his work experience placement… and then I didn’t.  I sat in the car on the driveway when I got back and had this thought that I really, REALLY didn’t fancy running, so why should I?  Why should I feel guilty […]

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