Monthly Archives: September 2015

There’s a club if you’d like to go

So… its week three, and all I can say is that I’m full of empathy for the Microbe. It’s a tough enough business starting school without the added handicap of being the only child in your class without a ready-made clique of … Continue reading

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Basket case

Dear reader, I might have developed a slight basket problem. It seems to have crept up on me… It was alright at the start. Just the occasional purchase of those ubiquitous, cloth-lined baskets to store bathroom clutter and to organise tiny … Continue reading

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Mindfulness on the streets of Twickenham

Any idea I had that maternity leave would protect me from the horrors of networking went out of the window this morning as I attended a coffee morning for reception parents at James’s school. This took the form of a hall filled with … Continue reading

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He came, he saw, he conkered

It was a lengthy business dropping the Microbe off at school this morning… “Mummy, I saw a CONKER!”  “Did you? That’s nice.”   (ushers into classroom) “It was in the school garden!” “Ok. Right, in you go. Take your coat off and … Continue reading

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His act hasn’t changed much either…

Last week I took this photo of G holding Matilda… It was a recreation of sorts of this one, which was taken, would you believe it, 6 1/2 years ago! G has somehow anti-aged in the intervening time. Take it as a public service warning … Continue reading

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