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Books v Kebab Boxes

I was quite glad I hoovered the carpet, the day before we had three paramedics in our bedroom. They weren’t there for any kind of hi-jinks: my idea of a good time doesn’t involve having three ECGs in the course … Continue reading

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The EU, Motherhood, & the Patriotism of Love

Warnings: Heavy duty meandering; patriotism mostly of the ‘love & peace, man’ variety; inevitable whinging. Having been a UK resident for over half my life, I am cautious when it comes to anything which approaches even the slightest breeze of … Continue reading

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The All Singing, All Dancing, Dos & Don’ts Post-Surgery Blog

Mash yourself a cuppa – it’s early, after all – grab a biscuit – yes, I know it’s early, but so what? – and off we go! Because reading my post-surgery pearls of wisdom is high up your to do … Continue reading

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MEDS COCKTAIL PARTY SEPTEMBER 10th World Suicide Prevention Day

I don’t usually reblog, but the topic of suicide prevention touches me quite deeply.

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The Myth of Coping, the Lie of Perfection

“All you can do¬† is your best.” – Any parent, friend, health worker, etc., worth a damn My last blog was about how we’ve been sold a pup, about things like coping. Tell me, do you currently possess: 1) a … Continue reading

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