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the mole who wasn’t very good at feeling sad

“I’m not very good at feeling sad,” said the mole to his friend. His friend looked him with curious eyes. “I’m not very good at it.  This feeling sad business is really quite tricky for a mole like me,” the … Continue reading

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jungle, jungle

I need you to be the judge here. Or at least a collective jury. And I’ll promise to tell the truth and nothing but the truth. You see, when researching where we might stay and visit in Sri Lanka, I … Continue reading

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secret histoire

So much about the planning (or should I say plotting) of holidays is tactical, I find. There was my mother on the end of the phone asking how the children had done in their French aural exams. And there I … Continue reading

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the tiny house movement

The conversation went a little like this: “Wouldn’t it be fun to take the kids to their first festival?” “hmmm” “Shall we?” “huh?” “err HELLO, shall we book tickets for Latitude?” “Maybe..” “Really??!?” “What?” “Did you just agree to us … Continue reading

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