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The Monster That Lives In The Bin…

Dear daughter…. I’m sorry to tell you this way, But a hideous crime was committed today. You discovered yourself as you went in the bin. *deep breath* That a piece of your artwork had somehow got in?? Half in shock, and perplexed as to how it got there! I was stuck without words, only able… Continue reading The Monster That Lives In The Bin…

A Touch Less Cake · Guest Post

Steven Lea – Health & Fitness Blogger – A Guest Post

Those of you that link up with our #DreamTeam linky will have no doubt come across the brilliant Health & Fitness blogger Steven Lea of Fitdadz.com.  I have been drawn to his posts as I love his fad-free, no nonsense tips.  Most of which are subtle and easily introduced into what is quite frankly a… Continue reading Steven Lea – Health & Fitness Blogger – A Guest Post

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Tom’s Storytime – Are You Ready For An Adventure?

Tom’s Storytime – an interactive story site for little readers and listeners: Are you sitting comfortably?  Then I shall begin!  If your little ones are anything like mine they will be all about the stories. Nothing makes their eyes sparkle quite so much as the promise of a new story, and the chance to go… Continue reading Tom’s Storytime – Are You Ready For An Adventure?

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The Time According To Toddlers.

A Toddler is a tricky beast at things concerning time. Their lack of punctuality is basically a crime. The concept of “a hurry” will fall mostly on deaf ears. And waiting for five minutes will feel more like twenty years. In general our small people don’t grasp time or what it’s for. So when it… Continue reading The Time According To Toddlers.

A Touch Less Cake · Humour

C25K… and Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake #2

Couch to 5K – Time To Get This Cake-Muncher Moving! C25K is all about getting you from your couch to being able to run 5k.  I like my couch.  We go way back.  It was there for me at that moment when Negan introduced us all to Lucille.  And in Fortitude when Shirley did the… Continue reading C25K… and Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake #2

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Supermum. (A Parody of Julia Donaldon’s Superworm).

It no secret that I am a huge fan / bordering on groupie of Julia Donaldson and her incredible children’s books.  They say that imitation is the ultimate form of flattery, which makes me very complimentary indeed as Supermum (A Parody of “Superworm”) is now my third parody of her work.  I also need to mention… Continue reading Supermum. (A Parody of Julia Donaldon’s Superworm).