*38* wellbeing

Do you use make up? I do… not much, but I do, just enough to stop people from saying I look ill or tired or both, which is something they do when I don’t. THE biggest palaver however, is removing the stuff… when I go to bed… I want to go to bed… right? I’m […]

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*34* random stuff

Today I have no lessons (something to do with ‘activity week’? whatever, I’m going to catch up with a friend and that’s good enough for me. And it’s sunny again. Something charming: TWO things to think about: And have you seen the new Nike ad? What do you think? Now, I am under no illusion […]

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*28* Becoming

Becoming by Michelle Obama What an inspiring read. I part read/part listened to this book and I’m really sad I’ve finished it. It’s an autobiography, a genre I’m not really a huge fan of, but I was intrigued and fascinated by her all through her stay at the White House and so, the hype behind […]

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*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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*20* scrappy socks

Let’s talk about something frivolous. I’ve done a lot of reading lately for College. Heavy stuff… actually ‘heavy’ is the wrong word… it was more like eye opening reading and what I saw wasn’t pretty… and I’ll have to think about it a little more before starting a conversation on this platform. In the meantime, […]

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*15* wellbeing

In my quest for ‘less waste’ I made myself try another everyday product in a different format, conscious that sometimes we get stuck in our ways and assume – (makes an ‘ass’ of ‘u’ and ‘me’… they boys love it when I say that… not) – that how it should be, full stop. It’s so […]

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*9* wellbeing

Blogging is about sharing, right? At times it does feel a little like I’m talking to myself, but generally speaking I think blogging is about talking to people and exchanging ideas and so today I’d like to mention a product that I discovered a few months ago and I’ve been using for just as long […]

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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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– 2018/184 – Silene Cardigan

‘Silene’ by Pam Allen The pattern for this really useful cardigan is to be found in this book:  Loop’s 10. I didn’t use the suggested yarn, but opted for De Rerum Natura, Gilliatt, which I absolutely loved.  Stitch definition is great, it’s soft but feels … natural… if you know what I mean.  I don’t […]

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– 2018/177 – small steps

Sunday morning Husband asleep.  Dog asleep.  Two teenagers asleep.  One teenager currently getting ready to go to London with friends to watch a game of American Football:  for some reason that I have yet to understand the Philadelphia Eagles are playing the Jacksonville Jaguars… in London.  Slightly baffling… or maybe it’s just me. I’m loving […]

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