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Doh!

The mixer tap in my kitchen has been left  the cold setting ever since the children were born in case they scalded themselves.  Today, for the first time, I decided not to change it from hot to cold after washing … Continue reading

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Fragile Minds

As  most of you know, I work in a school library.  Now, aswell as having material to support the curriculum, we stock items that appeal and will broaden the pupil’s thinking.  We keep the Simpson’s books because they are visually appealing, quite informative, … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

As science comes ever closer to unravelling the mysteries of the Universe (although I believe we have so far seen about 1 cm out of 100 miles of mystery) there are some things in life that should remain secret.  Things … Continue reading

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Queuing etiquette

At Legoland they have little areas where the kids can play lego while Mum/Dad/helpful-other queue.  Once the front of the queue is reached the children join them.  Perfect.  Chessington haven’t quite cottoned on to this fact, but hopefully it is in the offing.  … Continue reading

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The bleedin’ obvious

‘Mummy, can you see anything in my eye?’ I checked my 11 year old’s eye and all was fine but I was left shaken because I had had a revelation.  One of those oh-so-obvious things that you don’t have to think … Continue reading

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Titles to Guilt

It has been frustrating trying to find a title for my second book.  I have rejected so many and my publisher assures me that on re-reading the book I will think of the perfect title.  He is right up to … Continue reading

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Grand designs

There is a dull silver teapot with a black plastic handle and black finger-topped lid that sits in the far corner of my desk.  I would have to stand up to reach it, it is that far away from me.  It … Continue reading

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