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while the family’s away, the dog will play…

We were no longer a family of 4 and I had to stop ignoring the fact that our 5th (slightly furrier) addition didn’t own a passport. Nor was he going to fully appreciate the Israeli adventure I had planned as … Continue reading

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adele, all woman

As I sip my morning tea, I wonder how she feels sipping her hot lemon and honey. The devastation, the frustration, the lack of … Finale. Adele, this morning, is even more the woman, mother and sensible human she was … Continue reading

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a man about a dog

Today I went to see a man about a dog. Not a real dog, but a man at least. We ate avo on toast at The Mae Deli and talked over a few ideas we had. The coffee could have … Continue reading

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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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