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We’re all going on a summer holiday

What does summertime mean to you? Lazy days milling around in the sunshine with a nice tan on your legs and a Pimm’s in one hand ; sand between your toes and the kids playing happily and looking trendily scruffy like something out of a Boden catalogue? Or is it just a tad more stressful […]

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Give & Take

My parents had a tea set, given to them as a wedding present in the 1960s that I never once saw being used. It was saved for best but the best never visited. Spurred on by the desire not to repeat that, I want everything in our house to be used and loved – possibly […]

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The Thief of Time
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The Thief of Time

We had a French teacher at school who was everything a French teacher should be: elegant, petite, tight-lipped and emotionally rather cold. She would look at us all when we moaned about how much work we had to do and how on earth would we get our A-levels done (alongside important other occupations like making […]

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My Mother’s Daughter

Obviously I have kept my school exercise books and projects, dating back to when I was about 8. Well, you never know when they might come in handy – and they have, in a kind of “looked at them once in 20 years” sort of way. I’m going to be so busy as a pensioner; […]

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