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If wriggling becomes an Olympic sport my son will be up for gold

We’ve all witnessed the all too familiar scene – small child screaming; throwing everything his/her mother gives to them straight to the floor in sheer defiance; refusing to get into buggy & making wriggling look like an Olympic sport as deflated mum wonders how someone less than half her size is managing to defeat her… Continue reading If wriggling becomes an Olympic sport my son will be up for gold

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Nostalgia for seemingly simpler times…

Ah, the heady mix an of an unidentified musty odour, old paper and individuals who perhaps don’t come into contact with a shower as often as they should. Combine this with the librarian who looks like she has been a bad mood for the past decade, the manual swing entry gates that don’t seem to… Continue reading Nostalgia for seemingly simpler times…