Struggling

Struggling

The last few weeks have been a bit of a struggle. I've been physically unwell a couple of times and the last week I've been very dow...

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Laziness

Laziness

I haven't written much recently, I always seem to have an excuse but mostly it's down to laziness. Following up on my last entry , s...

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Autumn

This year seems to have gone so quickly. It's already mid-September and the kids are back at school - everyone is much happier with havi...

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RideLondon and the Isle of Wight

The last few weeks have been very hectic - it's no coincidence that the kids are also off school for the summer! After weeks of blazin...

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Hot hot hot

Hot hot hot

It's been a pretty hectic month and very, very hot! The World Cup was surprisingly entertaining and for once the England team did us p...

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Glasgow

I went to Glasgow a couple of weeks ago for a friend's wedding. I had spent the weeks leading up to this in various states of anxiety. I...

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So much to catch up on

So much to catch up on

It's been a long time since my last post, I've been pretty busy and haven't had much free time recently. I'm in a better pla...

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Not so great

I wasn't feeling so well mentally last week. I can't think of any cause for it but for a few days I was very anxious about things. I...

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Center Parcs

Center Parcs

We had a great weekend at Center Parcs - it was probably the most successful holiday we've had as a family so far. We got to Elveden F...

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Nottingham, Wembley and more illness

Nottingham, Wembley and more illness

I had a great time in Nottingham for my friend's stag do. On the Friday evening we went white water rafting at the National Water Sports...

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Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories

I've not been too well recently - Kitty was sick last Saturday but had fully recovered by the Sunday. I then got the same bug last Wedne...

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Snow and a weekend away

Snow and a weekend away

Last weekend Anna and I had a much needed night away in London. We went to see Dry Powder at the Hampstead Theatre starring Hayley Atwell. ...

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Two birthdays down...

Two birthdays down...

Kitty was seven years old yesterday. What with that and the BRIT Awards last night I'm feeling very old at the moment! Her main pre...

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One birthday down...

One birthday down...

Rory's party went pretty well. There can't be many bigger wastes of time than tidying up a house before a bunch of 5 year olds come ...

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The year is going quickly

The year is already 30 days old - where did the time go? It's Rory's birthday in 2 days (which has me questioning where the last fiv...

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Reasons to be cheerful

I'm going to try and be more positive about things in 2018 - I'm currently feeling reasonably good but I'm sure there'll co...

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Looking back at 2017

My initial reaction to reaching the end of 2017 is that I'm glad it's finished and hopefully 2018 will be better. I think that this ...

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