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Not Quite Super Woman Enough

A friend had told me that she had done it. I had always wondered but now decided to give it a go. The day was set. Family organized…or, at least, warned. And now that I had committed it was growing…at an alarming rate, which actually means that alarm bells were beginning to ring in my […]

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Operation ‘Father’s Day’

Coming in tired after a long day at work he almost missed Son #2 coming in behind him. We laughed about how far son  had walked to be here (4hr car ride but no car in sight). My darling dearest took it all at face value and suspected nothing more. We grinned. Putting down his heavy […]

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Colour in My Culinary World

We have no garden, so I have made a substitute with pots and although I can grow quite a lot of vege there is no way I can grow it all. So, that beautiful logistics co-ordinating daughter was online even before I had finished my moan and found me an online source that delivered to […]

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Life Class

That you should do Life Classes is something you hear everywhere among those who like to paint. I used to do them way back when, but I got REALLY sick of looking at everyone’s bits and pieces. I mean, is that really life? I might make a quick dash from the shower when the kids […]

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A Spanner In The Works

A long day done and wanting to relax, my darling dearest wearily plodded up the stairs to start the relax process by changing into comfy clothes. He works long and hard and I really like to see him chill out in the evenings. However, what  greeted him upstairs spurred him into lightening action, bounding down the […]

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Sing, Sing A Song

He might be a bolshy little fellow in his bright orange suit of feathers but, oh my, he can sing a great song. Seems to start with the cover coming off his cage until it goes back on at night. Personally, I LOVE it. My family, however, aren’t quite so thrilled. Perhaps they just don’t […]

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Goosebumps Down My Spine

He sent a text saying he could be there at ten. Although it wasn’t an emergency I was grateful. A piano is an investment that needs to be looked after. Our piano is not only an investment but for me an emotional attachment. Out first Christmas together as Mr. & Mrs. He was late home […]

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All Awash

  The long  weekend to celebrate Easter has come and gone. The house is now empty again as everyone has gone back to work. I should also be out in the studio wielding that paintbrush but first I’d just like to get the washing out and drying. Taking all the  cleaned clothes off the lines […]

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The Gift of a Moment

I watch my friend as a mother of young children, pre-schoolers and a gorgeous new baby, post in her blog of her desire to be present, not wanting to waste any of these precious newborn days. She’s such a good-hearted mum and I love reading of her journey. You can read her story here. Only  a […]

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Roast Dinner AGAIN!

Senior moments? Forgetful? Doing too many things at once? Who knows…but it wasn’t till after the post had gone up that I realised there was no artwork attached. All the effort those wonderful kids had gone to cooking us roast dinners, and I had not even included the very grateful empty plate with knife and fork […]

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