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Tesco Trauma

I am completely traumatised.  Completely and utterly traumatised.  A mere shadow of my former self.  I’ll try to say this without sobbing uncontrollably: this afternoon I’ve been food shopping with my […]

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Mums Who Don’t Lunch

Well there’s a surprise.  Yesterday I went out for lunch with my children and once again didn’t get to eat what I ordered.  I’m sure this will sound familiar to many of […]

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Room 101

Ah, Room 101, that place of horror created by George Orwell in 1984 containing a victim’s greatest phobia or fear, now developed into programme for BBC 1 into which celebrities condemn their worst pet […]

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Fatigue is Not My Friend

Fatigue is DEFINITELY not my friend.  I’m a bit of a wreck when I’m tired.  I’m tired today due to being woken up by an off-colour four-year old and consequently lying […]

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Our House

In our house there’s always: Boy bits on display. Piles of folded clothes. Toys on the floor. Copious cuddles. Odd socks. Something lost. Chaos. Laughter. A full washing machine. A fridge […]

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PMS – Psychotic Mummy Season

The eight-year old steps with exaggerated stealth through the lounge and past the area where she is working on her laptop.  A floorboard creaks and he pauses mid-step, a thin […]

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SLEEP

S.L.E.E.P. – Sumptuous Luxury Eluding Every Parent C.H.I.L.D.R.E.N. – Condom-free Hormonal Instinct, Lust (and) Drunkenness Resulting (in) Energy-sapping Nippers S.A.N.I.T.Y. – Something Akin (to) Normality In Time (pre-) Youngsters T.I.R.E.D.N.E.S.S. – […]

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Nine Years

Today is my husband and I’s ninth wedding anniversary.  We forgot.  Or rather, I remembered last night and he’d forgotten altogether.  It’s therefore a huge…non-event, unlike our wedding almost a […]

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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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