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STRICTLY CONUNDRUM

I’m missing Strictly Come Dancing. I mean that as in “yes, I miss the whole getting involved, watching every single episode, get totally immersed and then can’t wait for the final, having been there for the whole journey”. I’ve missed the first episode, and that’s it, really. It’s just not happening this year. I’m too […]

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BEACH BUMS

Ah, another hard day at the beach… Gorgeous weather, blue skies and a long weekend – where better to go than the coast! And about time we discovered our part of the Pacific coast a bit more. Yesterday it was the beach at Pacifica, just south of San Francisco, where S dug out his boogie […]

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SUPER-MOM

I really need to “schedule” my blogging now; time has become such a precious commodity. I don’t know how it happened but all of a sudden I’ve turned into a proper American Super-Mom. The girls have swimming lessons (swim lessons) twice a week, Karate twice a week, F has a dance class, E a riding […]

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BIRTHDAY BASH

A few great bbqs, a birthday party, a picnic in the park with friends and a visit to a shopping mall (on my blissful own) later, and life is all hunky dory again. The day E turned 8 (I still can’t quite believe I have an 8-year-old daughter) I decided to stop moping (even though […]

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THE BLUES, AGAIN

Oh dear, bad bad case of homesickness, nostalgia… whatever you want to call it I’ve got it. I knew it’d come but it still surprises me how it just descends on you so suddenly… I’m prone to feel nostalgic from time to time anyway, I’m one of those people who looks back a lot and […]

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