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I worked something out today which is quiet sad and depressing. In my present situation, the children at home and in college and school, I will never … [Read More...]

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Image source We all know that, when it comes to love, age is nothing but a number. Many couples have met and fallen in love even with age differences of 30 or 40 years. It may be a cliché but it remains true: we can’t always choose who we fall in love with.

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Girly gadgets for 2015

All busy parents deserve to have some choice gadgets in the home that make life easier. Gadgets have been benefiting us for decades already and few people would attempt to bring up children without a washing machine or vacuum cleaner, but why stop there? Gadgets for the kitchen Kitchen gadgets have always been among the […]


Show Me Your Christmas Magic

I know I declared last year that I am most defiantly a Christmas Tree snob, well I think I can add to that this year as I think I am the ‘whole Christmas thing’ snob now. As I walk to and fro the shops and work I recoil in horror at decorations that just look […]


Paying More Money Abroad, I Don’t Get It

In the UK there is 10.6 million people now in relative poverty. Another report says 23.2% of Britons are in relative poverty. Another says 1 in 5 of the UK population live below our official poverty line. Whichever way you read it there are people in the UK who are in poverty. Some of those […]

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Separation and Divorce at Christmas Time

I’m not going to beat around the bush, separation or divorce is absolute crap at the best of times but it can feel even worse at Christmas times. Once happy times full of family laughter can feel like you have been torn in half. It can also become a logistical nightmare. Who has who and […]

Babe, Honey…Chicken?

Just over a year ago, in a hope to hold on to my last bit of sanity, I started working part-time in my local corner shop. I absolutely love it. Its only part-time so I have enough time to do all the others things I want to do. Its only part-time so doesn’t affect my […]