Monthly Archives: December 2015

All I Want For Christmas..

It’s Christmas Eve and it’s taken me all week to write this post. I’ve had a funny few days. I’ve been to a funeral that was, at times, more like a pantomime (because we laughed, a lot) and a pantomime … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations!

Nicola Burggraf has written a lovely piece on her blog today about how a recent get-together with two friends has inspired her to pick up her (almost finished!) novel again and it got me thinking about how friends’ attitudes and … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Cancelled!

I was supposed to be at Center Parcs this weekend, having a family Christmas with 8 other ‘grown-ups’ and 3 little ‘uns. The food was prepared, the presents packed, we’d booked our bikes, our ‘festive cake making’ classes and our … Continue reading

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Goodness Me, I’ve Won!

I’m eating a big slice of humble pie. After all I said about social media – specifically Facebook – a couple of weeks ago, I’ve now got cause to think it’s rather wonderful. I’ve just won The People’s Friend serial … Continue reading

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