Tag Archives: aunty stuff

Baking Bread with a 6 year old

Whenever Ma and I go to Watford to look after the boys, I try and find a cooking project with Oli. This is because I like cooking and hope that he’ll enjoy it too but it’s also so he appreciates … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day

On Sunday, Oli (and his gaelic football club) were in the St Patrick’s Day Parade. It makes me laugh, ’cause my Dad didn’t encourage us to do anything Irish at all (and Ma isn’t) but Ben and Lu’s next door … Continue reading

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How did it get to be Monday already? The only plans I have for the week are to get through it and not melt. It’s hot around here at the moment and yes, there are other places in the world … Continue reading

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Things right now..

Current nail colour…very blue I’m thinking (and making lists) of all the things I need to do this weekend. It’s Mother’s Day and Laura’s birthday and there will be people in the flat next week so it has to be … Continue reading

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The Weekend

Happy Monday people! Ready to tackle this bright and shiny week? No, can say I am either but the week is here whether we’re feeling up to it or not! My weekend was tiring but fun, Oli was delightful, which … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Well that’s another week done with. Nelson Mandela died yesterday. Everyone is sharing quotes and mourning him, but he put it best, “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his … Continue reading

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Oliver is Four

Oli will be 4 tomorrow. I still can’t quite believe that the tiny baby is a walking, talking child that goes to school. The days go slowly but the years fly by!

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Photos – Oli and the Fireworks


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Putting a small boy on a leash…

Last week, Ma and I had Oli for the day. Oli doesn’t do walking, he does running at full pelt paying no attention to the danger of cars or anything else. I don’t have a problem with this, he’s 2 … Continue reading

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Oliver James

I do like spending time with this boy.. As he gets older, I’m completely gobsmacked by the depth of emotion I feel for him. I’m pretty much resigned to not having a child of my own but I’m going to … Continue reading

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