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postcards from Athens

Postcards are more than a dying form of snail mail. The Smalls always receive one (each) from journeying grandparents but I doubt many of us will agonise over those 50 or so words and lick that stamp this summer. Typically … Continue reading

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PARIS in the wet wet wet…

Paris is so close; it almost feels ridiculously close. And yet, the city and its inhabitants are a million miles from where Londoners come from.   It’s as if those Frenchies just want to make sure that we know that they’re different… … Continue reading

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concrete jungle

It’s been a week.  A brilliant, exhausting week in this concrete jungle of a playground.  I know some of you are going to ask where we stayed and what we did (just as I quizzed those who have recently played here). … 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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