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  • Family, Uncategorized

    Blackpool’s bright lights

    There are fairy lights, there are Christmas lights, and then there are Blackpool illuminations. The lights that brighten up this Lancashire town each autumn are seen by thousands, and are a…

  • Fashion, Uncategorized


    I seem to have been buying lots of shoes this month, what with the start of the new school term and my son needing new school shoes, PE pumps and football…

  • Family

    A gentle reminder

    Comparison is the thief of joy – Theodore Roosevelt. How true this is. I heard this the other day and have been thinking about it ever since. It came into my…

  • Family

    Father’s Day and #7daysofreality

    This Father’s Day was always going to be different from the last one. For a start, last year the father in question was in hospital and we visited him in his…