Real Love

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day that celebrates love, a day where we express our love.  Last year Britons spent £880 million to celebrate Valetines Day.  It”s staggering figure.  Whilst this would imply that alot of people are celebrating the day,  59% of people who are alone on Valentines Day say that it makes them feel negative about themselves. In the lead up to Valentines the shops becomes filled with teddy bears, balloons,...

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Working from rest

As I watched my son’s tennis lesson I was sitting alongside another mum and her son who was reading his school reading book out loud.  Now with 4 children of my own, I know how frustrating the process of learning to read can be, but this mum was getting crosser and crosser at her son’s inability to read the word “where.” She got more and more irate until eventually she unleashed a whole load of anger.  As my  kids would...

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Spotting the signs along the way!

This last weekend signs went up near where we live announcing that road works would begin on the Monday and sure enough Monday arrived and so did the road works.  Half way down the road a large sign appeared saying “road ahead closed.”  This sign was in the middle of the road.  Despite this sign driver after driver has driven past the sign and up the road until they have reached a road block and the road ahead closed!  At this point driver...

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