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pond swim

Swimming in the ponds on Hampstead Heath has been on my list for a while. The idea of sharing murky brown water with some ducks and other aquatic life – in the middle of London – feels awfully exotic and, … Continue reading

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Out. Of. Office.

Every since the Smalls were out of their nappies, and in between our notorious family travels, I’ve tried really hard to keep working through out the long summer holidays. But as any working mum will tell you endless weeks of juggling are … Continue reading

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away, far away

I knew exactly what we needed: a few days away from our lives at home. Some calm, a little silence, a large amount of space and the time to catch up. In truth, I had been daydreaming about a trip to … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be…

Taking on a festive role, at this time of year, involves making a list of those you really ‘need’ to gift. Basically Thank YOU packages for those who persevere with our offspring and their ludicrous spelling, others who put our … Continue reading

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