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a surprise in Venice

I have since heard that the idea of a surprise fills many with dread. Luckily, as it turns out, I am not one of them.   As soon as I had whiff that He was up to something, I honestly didn’t try to sniff it … Continue reading

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date night

There is always a little anticipation around a date night. I mean, will it be as fun as we want it to be? And will it be worth it? I mean, there’s a lot at stake going out on a … Continue reading

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au pair turnover

Oh DO write about your au pairs!’ I have been begged many a time.  But, if I’m honest, the stories are best told over a bottle of wine and, besides, name-and-shame has never really been my game.  Not really.  But, as one … Continue reading

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BrainWash in the city of fog

Forgive me while I talk about the fascinating subject of clothes washing. A few friends heard me voice my concerns over my light-packing-passion as I prepared for this trip. I knew that we didn’t have enough clothes without at least a … Continue reading

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