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OK – who changed stuff while I was away?

It’s been a few months… Or so… And I’ve just logged back into wordpress – having had to look up my password first – and discovered that it all looks and acts differently. It’s just taken me ten minutes to … Continue reading

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Spam – in a sandwich, please

One of my customers today told me that she had commented on my library blog, and that her comment had not been posted – I promised her I would check the spam folder when I had time, which I have … Continue reading

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cold hands

I always have cold hands… This morning the weather turned definitely wintry, it was chilly on the way to work, and although I had fished my gloves out, my hands were still cold when I got there – and then … Continue reading

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long-distance parental responsibility

I have to wonder at myself sometimes… I bought Mouse an advent calendar (well no, to be honest I put it on the shopping list so Handsome bought it) because he said ‘Please’ and ‘Everyone else has one’ and ‘You … Continue reading

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remembrance

I just about managed to hold it together whilst the lone piper played a lament, but I completely lost it when the thirteen-year-old trumpeter played the Last Post.

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arachnophobia

This is Victor… Although it’s hard to see from this photograph (of Victor in the bath) he is the size of a small puppy. Definitely too big to either wash down the plughole or hoover up without thinking about what … Continue reading

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dependance

Strictly speaking, after last Saturday Handsome and I have no children… Mouse has made it to the grand age of eighteen, and theoretically I have no dependants. Yeah, right… All it means in real life is that I have larger … Continue reading

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wbd

I seem to have got myself talked into spending tomorrow lunchtime dressed as an orang-utan who can only say ‘oook’ and who will loan out books in exchange for bananas… or is that bananananas. Luckily Mouse has a bright orange … Continue reading

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Two days in a row? I’m not guaranteeing it’ll last!

I shouldn’t have even mentioned the ‘S’ word yesterday – apparently we now have snow forecast tomorrow, and Mouse has his AH English prelim. Luckily three of the class of six get on his bus, so if the bus doesn’t … Continue reading

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trust

I don’t have much, particularly when it comes to trusting my nearest and dearest’s safety to others. But I still can’t climb, and it would be unreasonably unfair not to allow Handsome to climb, when there’s absolutely nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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