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Wałbrzych, Poland: An Early White Christmas

Wałbrzych, Poland. I woke up and opened my curtains to this magical view this morning. In a rush to get out into the snow, so no time for all the words I want to write describing this beautiful adventure. But thought I’d share these snaps anyway. Snow always takes me back to childhood and that… Continue reading Wałbrzych, Poland: An Early White Christmas

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Confessions of a Single Mother: JUST SAY YES

Ah such a peaceful sight. You would not think her mother had just spent approximately 2 and a half minutes crying in the airplane toilets due to scenes that had occurred moments prior to this. It all began with the stairs. The unanticipated stairs that made an appearance right by the gate, just as I… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mother: JUST SAY YES

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Wisley Gardens, Surrey U.K 

As with most months this year; July has gone by in a flash. I leave for Kent in two days (I am doing a four week Acting course with The National Youth Theatre, a post or two on that to come…) and I still have 101 things to get done before I go. Sadly, yet again… Continue reading Wisley Gardens, Surrey U.K 

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The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

“They see the good, embrace the joys and laugh -louder than everyone else- at the funny”. I just spent seven days in Croatia with two of the happiest, most hilarious women I’ve ever known. Maia’s Grandmas. So full of beans, I at one point asked if one of them was taking anything. Nope, just high… Continue reading The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

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“Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

I’ve noticed a bit of a theme developing recently with some of the comments Maia makes, in particular reference to my chest area. It’s only very occasionally, not everyday, and we’re still at the point where we all find it quite funny; so all I can do is share the amusement and hope as she… Continue reading “Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

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Lessons From My Daughter: The Night Ninja

“Shhhh Mummy be quiet! We’ve got to find the NIGHT NINJA…” “Oh okay..well where do you think he/she is?” “I saw a lot of foot prints and I went all around, I checked in the garden then I cleaned the carpet and then I went outside again.. “ *by cleaned the carpet, -just to clarify-… Continue reading Lessons From My Daughter: The Night Ninja