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A Letter To My Teenage Son | Blogtober17 Day 20

Nope, I’ve not been hiding away a secret child, this is a letter to X for him to read in 10 years time when he’ll be 13 and a half… A Letter To My Teenage Son Dear X-man I’ve no idea what the world will be like when you’re reading this in 2027 – the… Read More A Letter To My Teenage Son | Blogtober17 Day 20

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Rosacea – My Secret Skin | Blogtober17 Day 19

I’m an open book, as anyone who knows me personally will know. In fact, I think I’m probably more of a chronic over-sharer – there are not many people who don’t know way too much about my lack of gallbladder and ovary, or the story of X’s traumatic birth. But there is one thing that… Read More Rosacea – My Secret Skin | Blogtober17 Day 19

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Relaxation Techniques | Blogtober17 Day 18

I’ve been an anxiety sufferer for literally as long as I can remember. As a child I was labelled “shy” but given the chance, I loved to sing and dance around – even though I was genuinely afraid of putting my hand up in class. As an adult, I have some coping mechanisms that mean… Read More Relaxation Techniques | Blogtober17 Day 18

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6 Classic Novels I Haven’t Read | Blogtober17 Day 14

I love reading. Always have done. I was that kid at school who begged to take books outside at playtime. But there are an awful lot of classic novels I’ve never got around to reading. This post contains affiliate links. 1. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck I think most people tend to read… Read More 6 Classic Novels I Haven’t Read | Blogtober17 Day 14

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Top 10 Cheer Up Movies | Blogtober17 Day 13

I was going to write a list (yes, another one) about my guilty pleasure films… but then I quickly realised that I don’t feel any guilt, whatsoever, about loving all of the classics on this list. These are, therefore, the films I put on when I need bucking up, or I’m ill, or just in… Read More Top 10 Cheer Up Movies | Blogtober17 Day 13

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Rush Of Love | Blogtober17 Day 12

When you’re pregnant, and you face the fact that you’re going to have to go through the rigmarole that is actually GIVING BIRTH. That’s when you’re told, “ah, but the feeling… that rush of love makes it all worth it…”   But what if this fabled rush of love doesn’t overwhelm you the second you’re handed… Read More Rush Of Love | Blogtober17 Day 12