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Hot town, summery in the city - 2017

by ermentrude

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Lila really wants her fair to be cut so I’ve been watching YouTube tutorials in how to cut short hair and, of course, I’ve wandered into hair fails and it’s so funny 🤣 I know, how mean am I? The ...


4 days ago

The **ENEMY**

The body that is. The enemy? Yes, the enemy of sleeping in!! Saying that, I slept until 8:30 which is pretty late but I fancied going back to sleep for longer! Anyway. I woke and needed the loo. ...


5 days ago

Burping Burpees

It’s 9:34am and I’ve been up for 3 hours. I like to do my workout early because it involves burpees and I’m shit at burpees. If the girls saw me trying, they would utterly take the piss! So I get...


February 17, 2021

*pats head smugly*

I finished the first unit this morning and just received an email to say I passed. 😊


February 16, 2021

Stoooooodent!!!

I am officially a student again. I’d better get my round sunglasses, converses and black clothes again! When I had to fill in the “why do you want to do this” section of the entry I resisted writ...


My kindle has died. It has died before but usually comes back to life. This time there is no life returning; it is just dead. To be fair, it’a a keyboard kindle so not a babe in arms by any stre...


WHERE: In. The. Bath! One leg is propped on the edge with a generous coating of veet (or immac as we used to call it). I’m very hairy, my razor bit the dust some time ago and I haven’t replaced i...


Now that was a day!! I’m a gonna make a list! The thing is, I swear that they either set waaaaay too much to be completed each lesson or L is particularly slow. Their one hour lessons have NEVER ...


January 07, 2021

Hive mind help

It will be the husband’s birthday in a couple of weeks. Usually we would book into a hotel in Glastonbury and do various things there. Hiking up the Tor, eating in specific cafes/restaurants etc…...


January 03, 2021

Massive U Turn.

Having returned L to school and T to college in September for mental health reasons, I am now VERRRY happy that they have at least a couple of weeks of home learning ahead. R and I have chatted a...


January 02, 2021

Customer services rant.

You know the ol’ straw and the camel? Yes, so many things are stressing me but this one finished it off. On Dec 3rd I made an order for a fun Christmas tree decoration, you know, one that says 2...


December 27, 2020

2020; the year that wasn’t.

What did you do in 2020 that you’d never done before? Discovered that the suburb we live in has some great trails, off-road biking areas etc… we were aware of the green spaces but had never explo...


December 22, 2020

Childhood memories

R is in bed unwell. No, he doesn’t have Covid-19, he has went-to-more-than-one-pub-and-had-to-eat-far-more-substantial-meals-than-is-good-for-you-itis. L is in bed and T should be in the shower b...


December 20, 2020

Good morning

Well, there are twenty minutes of official morning left! No idea about what to write, so many little things and big things and I don’t want everything to be always about T. I’m in the bath and ...


November 29, 2020

Oohh, to scratch

The nail extensions have gone. It wasn’t the desperate desire to scratch just situational. You may or you may not remember my purchase of a second hand treadmill at the start of lockdown. Younge...


November 28, 2020

Advent

I get self satisfiedly excited at this time of year as I create the girls ‘ advent calendar. When T was 1 I bought a fabric advent calendar kit and sewed it, creating 24 pockets (there are actua...


WHERE: oh, You know! This is my post Sunday run bath wallow. WEARING: gold ankle chain, 4Ocean bracelet, wooden bracelet, blue paua shell and silver necklace, a variety of earrings, a belly butto...


November 15, 2020

Hey, how you doing’?

While waiting for R to finish in the bathroom, I wrote myself a list of headings so I could write a comprehensive “what’s on” at Ermen’s house while in the bath. T doing covid thing There is a la...


November 03, 2020

Christmas masks

Going into lockdown number two means no nails for at least four weeks… so I bought some remnant Christmas fabrics and started making masks to sell. I just put a few feelers out on t’internet and ...


November 02, 2020

Oh, go on then.

Let’s play FAMILY FORTUNES! THESE ARE MY ANSWERS! 1. Something people hate to find on their windscreen? Jaywalkers 2. Something a man might buy before going on a date? Breath freshener 3. Somethi...


October 11, 2020

A Ridgeway run

Today was a ten miler that ended up being 10.66 miles because i was determined to make it to the next car park. The start of the run had to have a backwards bit as last week I turned around in th...


WHERE: this is where I’m rocking the retro… I’m in the bath, not sure I’ve done a bath realty in a LOOONG time!! It’s an early evening bath so I don’t interrupt T’s shower, I have a little over h...


September 19, 2020

Weekends; all change

L is finally on a football team. It’s been an effing long road. She spent a year training with a boys team, constantly being promised that she would make the team soon but that never happened. Sh...


September 11, 2020

Insta life

I just saw someone’s insta story about their morning which involved Buddha bowls, yoga and meditation.... I thought about what mine would say… . Had a big shit . Nagged the kids to get up . Clean...


September 05, 2020

CHAFAGE!!!

I had another Ridgeway run today, I trotted ten miles and got a little lost. Well, not so much lost, I knew where I was, I just wasn’t where I wanted to be!! Anyway, I really enjoyed it, I had a...


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