Monthly Archives: September 2011

I couldn’t live without…

I love coffee, proper ground coffee.  I’ve always loved all things coffee; instant when I was a teenager, coffee cake, even those coffee sweets in the tins of chocolates at Christmas that no one else will eat.  Love them all.  … Continue reading

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Unwanted parenting advice

Why is it that people think it’s perfectly acceptable to offer unsolicited advice about parenting as soon as you’ve had a child?  Not just people who know you, but random strangers.  Not just people with children of their own, but … Continue reading

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If I could start my blog over I would…

Writing a blog, or indeed writing at all, is a complete change of direction for me.   When my son was born, I resigned from my property management job in London and devoted myself entirely to him.  Time has passed and … Continue reading

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Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson

It took me a while to get into this book.  I read the first part almost in one go, but then didn’t pick it up again for quite a while.  The beginning didn’t grab me enough to make me continue … Continue reading

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Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

I never intended to read this book.  I’d read the author’s previous book “Eat, Pray, Love” and really enjoyed most of it.  The part I enjoyed least was Bali and the story of how the author met Felipe, the fiance … Continue reading

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