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I prefer the term childlike to childish, it had a more mature ring to it. To me I'm me. Determined, understanding with a little bit of a temper. I'm married and have children. I also have a brother and two sisters, I work in a school with various kids who need a little extra help, one way or another. And to all those people I imagine that I'm someone slightly different, depending on their needs. Once you read me I will become, to you, who you need me to be.

Let's Go Diem the Carpe!

Flint Lockwood.

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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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


I did a short section this morning and, even with fewer than four miles I became quite dehydrated!! I devoured my bottle of water when I got back to the car. There were so few people aroun...


WHERE: lying in bed, one leg hanging out of the duvet. The curtains are closed but the window is open and I can hear the gentle rain and a groaning motorbike. Rich is sleeping next to me and Oreo...


I just wrote this as a comment on Facebook and followed up by making it my status. If you feel the same as me, please feel free to use it. Xx Okay, looking at this from an impartial stance. Let’...


I think the moment that you realise the farmers veg box you signed up for, when shopping was nigh on impossible, is surplus to requirements is when you discover three cauliflowers and two broccol...


(Aside: bicho is Spanish for bug). It really doesn’t matter how much you resist the scratching, the rubbing against the rough sofa fabric, scratching around the perimeter nor how many antihistami...


Or… 🍅 🍜 and 🍸.... I had the house to myself for a little over an hour last night!! T asked if we could go for a walk but I had just sat down with Netflix and the shoulder massage machine so I tol...


So, I’ve been pretty much at home since March, a week earlier than most folk just because I had a week off the week before lockdown. And what new, exciting hobbies have I taken up? How many degre...


You know the saying that you should never meet your heroes; the reality will never live up to the image you have created. Right? Well, I think the same goes for autobiographies. I can only think ...


The problem is, on non running days I have the choice of getting up to shower before going downstairs… Or.... Just going down and getting breakfast. Breakfast is the most bestest meal of the da...


To write! Just writing cause I can!! Yesterday was an utter write off. Lila took four hours to do a one hour homework and then got 40% in the online test. Most of that time was spent rolling on t...


I’ve seen another survey that excites me far more than this one but, I agree with charis (from whom I stole the questions), it will be an interesting one to look back on. THE BIG PICTURE What cou...


As the school holidays, such as they’ve blended with term time, are at an end and so the final challenge has been done. The theme was Ridiculous Sports. Our localish ridiculous sport is Cheese Ro...