About Time

We are driving  along a country lane amidst the rolling hills of North Yorkshire when yet another breathtaking vista comes into view.  Girls, look! Wow!  It’s so beautiful.  Isn’t it beautiful?! Wow! It’s amazing!  A…

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Never Let Me Go

Last night I had a cry.  I am not accustomed to shedding a tear these days: life has reached an equilibrium after the turbulence of the past 2 years.  My work-life balance is as stress-free…

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Shame

I remember the first time I experienced feelings of shame. I was in Reception class, and for the crime of helping to fill my friend’s Fireman Sam lunchbox with water in the school toilets at…

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Circles

Another day, another bit of quality time with my teenage niece.  This time we made plans for a walk and a coffee over the Christmas holidays. What it actually ended up being was sitting in…

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AWOL

Our cat turned 11 this year.  When me and my husband bought our first house, my clichéd idea that a cat would make the house a home would not shift.  I grew up in a…

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