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Lesson #705 in being a parent.

The one where you have to navigate bad news stories. These last few months have been hard to understand. Being on the planet for over 40 years means that I’ve lived through quite a lot of things that are simply too hard to grasp, of late Borough Market, London Bridge and the Manchester Area come…

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Rules for 40 plus women

On a very rare night where we grabbed a couple of hours together to plan our blog, Suz and I started chatting about all the “rules” for 40 plus ladies and how mostly we ignore them all (Suzanne got VERY cross reading that she wasn’t to wear her maxi dresses anymore – ridiculous right?). But…

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Running kit from Aldi

A sentence I didn’t think I’d be likely to write is “I need some running kit”. But high on the bucket list agenda for me and my dad is running the Great North Run. We got signed up to run for Willow Burn Hospice  in Derwentside at the end of 2016. I paid dad’s entry fee…

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Crock Pot – an end to ready meals?

Throughout my childhood, my mam used a slow cooker to feed us. I have vivid images of her peeling veg before she went to work and we ran along the street to catch the bus. Fast forward about 28 years, and we’ve invested in a Crock Pot. (As I write this, the house smells delicious!).…

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Wood you look at the time?..

Buying beautiful items that are designed to last is an absolute joy. Never being a fan of throwaway fashion I love pieces that withstand the fickle fashion trends. Step into the frame JORD wooden watches. Made by ‘artists, designers, marketers, and minders’ they are beautiful, different, classic and designed to last. In a world where every…

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