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Why, on Monday morning, am I seething?

The reason I am seething on Monday morning (a good word: seething) is that I sometimes feel as if my life is ebbing away waiting… What am I waiting for, exactly? Is it George Clooney? That’s a possibility, he’s certainly … Continue reading

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Sue’s Suite; Nick, I’ve found another builder.

This is an update on my new suite. I know that my new accommodation won’t be done overnight, it will take a few months, not weeks and I don’t think I will be in there until the end of April … Continue reading

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The beginning of Sue’s Suite, Nick Knowles please apply.

We celebrated 25 years in our house last Sunday. Coincidentally, that was also Henry’s birthday. When ‘Husband in a Hurry’ iniatally shared with me that we were moving from Hampshire, my home, to East Sussex, which I’d never heard of, … Continue reading

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The year 2020

Do you remember the Millennium Bug? Life as we knew it would change beyond recognition. It didn’t change much for me. I was the same daughter, wife, mother that I always have been and always would be. No planes fell … Continue reading

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This Christmas, think of others.

As I get older I feel a compulsion to be something other than a good daughter, a wife, and a mother. I just feel I need to leave a greater footprint. I’ve been looking for something for a while. There … Continue reading

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It’s not my fault, this time.

I would like to apologise to the Women’s Suffrage Movement and to the women who fought and died to win me the right to vote. For the first time in my adult life I have not voted in an General … Continue reading

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Sometimes, there’s just no helping people

This is not a blog that is written in any kind of Christmas spirit, pardon the pun. Someone I know has a friend who is going through a tough time in their relationship with their partner. Jane, (my friend) spent … Continue reading

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Elf Help

The elves from my childhood were Santa’s helpers. They had green stripy legs and they had names like Patch and Sugar Socks and they always helped on the Big Day. I am a little confused, Christmas seems to have lost … Continue reading

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Things that I miss – Part Two, or things I gave up too soon.

Ms has taken it’s toll on me. Not necessarily all bad, but there are things that I can’t do now that I gave up too soon and conceded to MS. The first thing is obvious, walking. I have two daughters … Continue reading

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Things that we miss – Part One

It’s that time of year again where in spite of ‘Black Friday’, ‘Cyber Monday’ and retail mayhem I think about times gone by. I was thinking about Christmas trees, from when I was small, Dad would be despatched to buy … Continue reading

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