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A letter to Santa...

Dear Father Christmas,

I know, I know, I haven’t written to you in a very long time and it is only August.

Having said that, you… 730 more words

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“You know when women are pregnant…”

“Vaguely…” I ought to really as I am, at this point, speaking to my son.

“… and they get cravings…” I make the appropriate affirmative noise. 549 more words

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Risk of dying...

“Running just a few minutes a day reduces risk of dying”


Such was the headline on the news item this morning.

Now, I don’t run. 679 more words

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Spiced memories

It is perhaps only when you begin to teach something that you have been doing on autopilot for most of your life that you start to realise just how much you have learned over the years. 922 more words

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The kamikaze moth

Ani, thankfully, had already gone to stay with her friends that evening or else the whole encounter would have taken a tragic turn. She objects to aerial invaders of any description… and don’t get her started on the whole builders-on –the roof affair… Yet although I think it is for her that the back door stays open in all weathers and at all hours of the day and night, she was not there…so the loud whirring drew only my attention, not hers. 545 more words

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Dear Don V

Dear Don ,

Well, we may have thought we’ve done little more than assimilate and read from the fabled Book this weekend, but over 1500 pictures say otherwise… I’d lost track of half of what we’ve managed to do till I looked… for a leisurely weekend we did manage to pack quite a bit in! 296 more words

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