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There must be someone else who loves that feeling at the end of the day – when you cocoon yourself in the duvet, your toes slide down to the end of the bed and your whole body exhales with relief? … Continue reading
The most wonderful thing came into our lives recently. Yellow and long, with chunky wheels, squeaky brakes and snotty noses pressed against the window. It is, of course, the school bus and it saves us two hours a day through … Continue reading
I try not to say too much about DH in my blog because he’s rather mystified by the concept of Facebook updates let alone blogging. But I can’t resist documenting a conversation I overheard between him and the little boy … Continue reading
While folks back home are enjoying seeing the trees turning from green to pale orange and then, in the States, all the way through to crimson red, here in the desert we’re getting rather excited about our own change of … Continue reading
BB’s school has hit the media. Saw it first while peering over the shoulder of someone reading 7DAYS in Costa Coffee. Then got online and found the headline in The National newspaper: “School closed in poisonous gas alert”. I clicked … Continue reading
At stupid o’ clock this morning, the grey light of dawn only just creeping round the curtains, my human alarm clocks dragged me from some rather enjoyable early-morning dreams. If just one boy appears, there’s a chance he’ll go back … Continue reading
Nursery is a marvellous invention, especially as it’s so nearby so we don’t even have to get in the car – LB could practically walk there himself (except imagine what a terrible parent they’d think I was if LB dropped … Continue reading