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Nojomo 2014

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December 19, 2014

I made it!

I’ve finished work for Christmas :-) one full term. Achieved! My teacher gave me a Christmas gift and said “thank you for settling in, working hard and becoming a party of the team.” That made m...


December 18, 2014

How the op went.

How is Lila, thanks for those who asked and thank you, especially, to Bibotea who chatted to me throughout the day via text, keeping me sane when I felt as though I would lose my mind. She was so...


December 16, 2014

Hugging Lila.

I didn’t want to put Lila to bed tonight, I just wanted to hold her and stare at her eyes. It’s funny but I’ve been able to see her squint since she was teeny, I used to see it when she was breas...


December 15, 2014

Loving the busy.

We have the tree up and decorated! Love it :-) one of my friends in Jacksonville, her mom had so many decorations that it took a whole day to put them up, and another to take them down again. Per...


December 13, 2014

Christmas is on its way!!

A sixty mile round trip to pick up the bike that we’ve bought for Lila (from eBay), a quick lunch and then buying the Christmas tree from Lotmead farm. Stopping on the way when the car oil light ...


December 12, 2014

Currently

Where am I: sitting curled up on a green sofa in a large room. In the background is the impatient ringing of a phone that won’t give up. There are brightly coloured climbing holds on all the wall...


December 12, 2014

Currently.

Where am I: sitting curled up on a green sofa in a large room. In the background is the impatient ringing of a phone that won’t give up. There are brightly coloured climbing holds on all the wall...


December 10, 2014

Bloody mail order!

The Big Bang tablet went back in the post today. They have said they will replace it or refund us so I have stated that I would like a refund as it’s too late for a replacement but they did provi...


December 06, 2014

!!!

There’s nothing quite like it. You plug in the new tablet you’ve bought your daughter for her birthday, you know, so you can charge it and set child settings, add her favourite apps etc… Only, as...


WHERE: having a Friday morning bath - I have to get up earlier now though, otherwise I would have to get out before the water runs. Having said that, Lila has her pre op appointment at the hospit...


November 30, 2014

Nojomo 30. The utopia edition.

My perfect world. We had a toddler, hard back book. It was the song of the five little men in a flying saucer. For those of you don’t know the song… http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2E3p_51tJx0 In ou...


November 29, 2014

Nojomo 29 - the penultimate.

If I could be an expert in any activity or subject what would it be. The problem is, I want to be an expert in everything that I love doing. I wish I was more fluent in Spanish, although I can co...


November 28, 2014

Nojomo 28

I’s nearly there, I’s almost finished! When was did I first feel independent? Hmm, there was the cat wee incident, when I was staying at my mum’s house and the cat woke me up by urinating noisil...


November 27, 2014

Nojomo 27.

I am not writing a letter to anybody in case a die. Seriously, I’m not!! How bloody macabre!! Although, the addition of overly intense heating at work to the already evil laboratory of cold germs...


November 26, 2014

Nojomo 26

Dear prose box friends, Thank you for encouraging me to change my career, for helping me through all my questions when I panicked about every little, random thing. Thank you for encouraging me t...


November 24, 2014

Nojomo 25

What’s my most vivid memory of the kitchen in my childhood… The kitchen from my childhood is still the kitchen of my dad’s house but it has been through many incarnations. It’s always been split ...


November 23, 2014

Nojomo 24

What is my earliest memory. I’m not utterly sure, but the memory I claim to be my earliest is all around the birth of my sister. I nearly said younger sister, but I’d hope it was my little sister...


November 22, 2014

Nojomo 23

If… Just if. Hmmmm. If I could change one thing from the past, what would it be. You know that I believe every journey we’ve been on, every experience that we’ve had makes us who we are and to ...


November 21, 2014

Nojomo 22

Where would I like to live? Well, you ask know about my Spanish dream, but the reality is different. At the moment, where we live is perfect. Prefect because of the girls. We love their school, w...


November 21, 2014

Nojomo 21

Things I did with my mum… Well, my mum was the nurturing one, we didn’t play games together but I have memories. teaching me to iron hankies, it was just her and me so it must have been before ...


November 20, 2014

Nojomo 20

What were the special things I used to do with my dad when I was young? My dad had a highly stressful job so he was either stressed or great fun, depending on work. So let’s talk about the fun. ...


November 19, 2014

Nojomo 19

My overriding emotion… I feel that the world would be a constant, overriding colour if I were to have a constant overriding emotion. Ya know? We used to have lots of lovely books with colours in,...


November 18, 2014

Nojomo 18.

Forgiveness. My head is very forgiving but my heart not so, especially when it’s the Mama Bear heart. Anyone who messes with my babies will be in trouble! The pain has localised now, settling jus...


November 17, 2014

Nojomo 17

Thanks for ask the support. My update is purely to let you know that my bone intact. Other than that they don’t know and I’ll have go to my gp if it doesn’t get better within a week. I’m glad to ...


November 16, 2014

Nojomo 16

Things that make me happy. A very contemporary prompt. It’s all about the now, not the then or the when. So what makes me happy. Now? right now I’m snuggled in bed, I’m comfy and I have my duve...


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