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Here we go again!

Good grief, I had to reset my password just to log onto my blog! Had it really been so long? A quick read of my last few posts and I am alarmed to see that my last post was a … Continue reading

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The effing C word

The fucking C word, and I make no excuse for my language today, is here in my family. My statistical understanding is that it’s not just in MY family, but probably in yours too. You probably know someone who has … Continue reading

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cookery books…

I’ve got quite a large collection of cookery books and with Christmas round the corner (as if you didn’t bloody know!) I am bound to get a few more. I currently live an hour away from where I grew up, … Continue reading

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Stretching out the summer

OK, so we didn’t get an amazing summer. Or if we did, I didn’t notice because I was working and studying all summer. I made it to the beach twice. Both of those times with an armful of textbooks! I … Continue reading

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From can’t to can

I am not one to write about my achievements, least of all my sporting ones. I can’t stand the flurry of gym-based, guilt-making, egoistic posts people vomit onto Facebook declaring their efforts and I re-posted a status once that said … Continue reading

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Trips on the train!

I recently became acquainted with someone who has a keen interest in being a partner in crime for some local adventures. I don’t feel I have been making the most of my time in Exeter. When I seem to live … Continue reading

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Eat the seasons

Eat the seasons. Yep that’s what I am doing this year. Why? Well, why not? I am a fan of food – not in a pretentious “foodie” kind of way, but in the sense that I have a healthy interest … Continue reading

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Why do we do it?

Why do we do it? After every break I have (planned or unplanned) from the TEFL world, I go through a similar set of emotions and feelings. There is the slow (although sometimes quick) recognition of memories that work their … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods…

And some six weeks have passed since I last blogged! In that time I have started a course, quit an awful job, gone back to a job I love, had a bit of unemployment, made some new friends, reconnected with … Continue reading

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Little girls in tutus!

I did something today that made me smile so much my face hurt! It wasn’t the fact that I had the day off work today – unpaid days off, much as I love a day off, are that welcome… It … Continue reading

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