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Category Archives: Poetry

Proud

Boom! I’ve done five sober weekends and I’m feeling really proud; Now I’m counting down ’til Friday when to drink wine I’m allowed. Generous people have been sponsoring me to get through […]

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Silver Haired Fox

It was in 1985 when kids’ TV improved, And into BBc’s Broom Cupboard my childhood crush moved. With twinkling brown eyes and a shock of dark hair, He answered the […]

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Daredevil

My toddler is a daredevil, a feisty little chap. Every day he hurtles round and suffers some mishap. Yesterday he thought it fun, in just his socks to slide, On […]

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What Do You Do?

What do you do when someone you love has lost their mum? When it’s left them so devastated that all they feel is numb? What do you do when you see […]

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The Day That We Had Kids

Ah, long car journeys with kids, don’t you just love ’em?  This is a description of our drive home from Cumbria yesterday, to the tune of American Pie by Don […]

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I am Me

Since taking time out of teaching I’ve been asked loads of times what I do.  I always get a bit panicky when asked this question because at the moment I’m […]

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The Best Things In Life…

They say that money can’t buy happiness, that the best things in life are free. So this half term I’ve entertained without cash, Mary Poppins’ got nothing on me. We’ve taken the dog […]

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Twenty Thirteen

Christmas is over and it’s the start of a brand spanking New Year.  Here’s my tribute to the festive season of 2012 and a look forward to what 2013 will bring:   […]

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Terrible Twos

The terrible twos have started, What does the future hold? We wait nervously with baited breath, For the chaos to unfold.   Our cherubic, delightful toddler, Always with a toothy smile […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

In the light of the moon a thirty something mother of three lay in her warm, cosy bed. One Saturday morning (after rocking out to Kelly Clarkson the previous evening) […]

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