A few days in France…

Well hello my friends, how are you? I write this post from France as T and I are spending a few days here in order to rest up and catch our breath a bit from a particularly busy season. I’m very fortunate to have a generous brother who owns a house in Normandy and is…

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Sunday night feeling

Hello there friends, how are you? We’ve been enjoying some amazingly sunny weather in England the past few days and I’ve been taking advantage of it as much as possible by sitting in the garden. We didn’t really sit out much in our previous garden as we were under the Heathrow flight path and had…

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Friday links

Time for three more links to things that I’ve used/liked/admired from around the globe this week. I used this talk in my PSHE lecture with my students this week. Well worth a watch. A simple weekend sewing project via the My Hands Made It blog. 37 ‘gifts in a jar’ ideas from my pinterest account…

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Sunday night feeling

  Eeek, it’s been a whole week since I last posted. My apologies to regular readers, my excuse is that I’ve been marking fourth year dissertations and other assignments which quickly adds up to several tens of thousands of words so I’m sure you will understand when I tell you that I’ve been buried under…

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Sunday night feeling

Twilight is fast becoming my favourite time of the day – especially as spring is starting to arrive and the evenings are becoming just a tiny bit longer. I took this snap with my camera phone yesterday as part of my 365 day¬†photo journal project. I think I may have to rebrand it ‘almost’ 365…

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Sunday night feeling

  Good evening, how are you? Hope your weekend has been enjoyable and relaxing. Mine has been super busy and for some reason i’ve been more tired than usual – think I’m fighting off a cold or something and so I’m grateful for the time to be in right now cuddled up on the sofa…

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Sunday night feeling

  It’s been a busy (and slightly stressful) week around here. There’s been illness and some work stress – not mine but my Mr. It’s been challenging thinking about the best ways to support him and advise him. Knowing when to listen and be silent and when to offer possible solutions. Still, things are looking…

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Sunday night feeling

  This weekend has been spent with my husband’s family – we’ve been celebrating my mother in law’s 60th birthday and had dinner at the very sophisticated Petersham hotel in Richmond and were thoroughly spoilt. (The second image is from the bathroom there. We were laughing at how huge it is – possibly bigger than…

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Home focus: Time to declutter!

It’s the start of another week and with Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to get the house in order before our guests start to arrive! I’m in the middle of writing a huge food shopping list during my lunch break, in order to prepare for a party that we are having on Friday and also…

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Time for tea

This week I’ve been enjoying some very special birthday treats. We had breakfast in Fortnum and Masons at the start of the week before work and boy, is that a good way to brighten your Monday! I really recommend it if you ever have the opportunity to go. Yes, it’ll probably be the most expensive…

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