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Worrying again

Hairy went back to university on Monday evening – by Tuesday evening he was officially homeless. He was supposed to be (and I was worrying enough about this bit) sleeping on a friend's floor for two weeks until the flat … Continue reading

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worrying about my eldest

Firstborn, Hairy Maclairy, went back to university three weeks ago and I've hardly heard from him since – a good sign, I usually think, because it means he's having fun. But last night we had a long 'conversation' via msn … Continue reading

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Is that a Dutch registration plate?

I've just been reading a friend's blog, and exactly at the moment when I left the page, I thought 'Hang on, that's not his car!' – now I'm going to have to ask him why he's put a picture of … Continue reading

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punctures and geocaches

So much for the boy leaving home – he's hardly what you'd call independent yet! Handsome took his bike across mid week, but apparently delivered it complete with it's own puncture. We don't think Hairy's ever had to repair a … Continue reading

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Recycling Hairy Maclairy’s room

Hairy leaves home in two weeks… I've been nagging asking him to clear up his room, and start making decisions about what to take to university with him for weeks and weeks and weeks. Today, after I'd shouted at him, … Continue reading

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Appealing

The school (the one with too much paper) sent Hairy a letter today to say that they will appeal to SQA about his Human Biology mark – he won't hear until November, and it makes no difference to his university … Continue reading

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So he will be leaving home…

Results day today, Hairy was up before me this morning waiting for the postman, who, of course didn't come until later than usual, by which time he was actually waiting on the front door step. I'd already informed work that … Continue reading

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sour grapes

Hairy passed the written paper for his driving test today – he scored very highly, particularly on the hazard perception part. Handsome is a little miffed about the hazard perception test – when he attempted the practice dvd at the … Continue reading

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photographs

I've been sorting through some old photographs recently, trying to date and place them, and scanning the ones I really like, or that bring back a particular moment. The receptacle I'm retrieving them from is a vast, open-topped plastic toy … Continue reading

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cautiously, cautiously

Having been stung by a sleepy bee last weekend, and having had the kind of completely ridiculous allergic reaction that I blame my family genes for, I find myself being exceptionally and unreasonably cautious whilst bringing the washing in from … Continue reading

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