Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

second drowning

The second drowning

  It started as these things often do with a question; raised tentatively, not wanting to be the only one. Seeking out a collective, camaraderie and hoping in equal measure that it was and wasn’t a communal concern. Actually, it probably started long before that. Perhaps when I noticed that yet another friend had disappeared from social media. […] Read more…

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Not dead yet

My late father in law was a great one for a saying. From the “see you at the lights” hurled at all those rushing clowns that cut you up on the road to the awesome: “he who works and does his best goes down the road the same as the rest”. My favourite by far is: […] Read more…

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The playgroup

I had a dream last night. Not a Martin Luther King sort of dream. Alas. More the sort in which you are doing something randomly bonkers, but in a real-life setting. I was having a row with Adele in my local church hall (I can’t remember what over – perhaps me being a better singer). It was all set up […] Read more…