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And I’m back in the room

The beginning of November is always simultaneously busy and fraught for a number of reasons – but fortunately this year there has been more on the busy side than the latter. I try these days to make Lady M’s birthday … Continue reading

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Wessex Nights

It’s that time of the year again folks, where I have people turn up and make offerings before me – or at least buy me a drink and join me in some silliness. Yes, it’s true – somehow I’ve survived … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Charleesi

It’s a momentous day: not only is it the last day of the Charleesi’s AS exams, but it’s also her birthday. That’s a double reason therefore to celebrate at tonight’s #Tuesday, as if we really needed the excuse! Knowing the … Continue reading

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Geeky Parenting

I was going to save this until the actual day, but the present arrived early and the Charleesi couldn’t wait to open it. My daughter got her invitation to Hogwarts today. According to the Ministry of Magic it was sent … Continue reading

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So, Awesomeness Happened

It was my birthday on Friday, and it was a good excuse to let our hair down and party like the proverbial madmen. We’ve needed it. I’ve needed it. You may have noticed a distinct lack of writing the last … Continue reading

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The Big Party

Lady M’s Saturday party was a huge success, thanks to the kindness and dedication of several people, and a willingness to really go for it on the costume side of things. For example, the Charleesi composed a Spotify playlist that … Continue reading

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Mixed Emotions

There’s always a melancholy that accompanies this time of year, and especially this week, for us both. So while I’m enthusiastically cheerleading Lady M’s birthday, it is against a backdrop of personal sadness for her. In general she’s also used … Continue reading

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