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One island. 3 stowaways.

There wasn’t too much preamble to this trip really.  Not really.  Basically, the 2 of them hatched an elaborate plan before sending me the details with a ? Of course, I was IN before I’d finished reading the first paragraph. … Continue reading

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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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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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