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I moved house recently and, as part of the move, I brought the diaries/journals I have been writing for 20 years. They’re currently taking up a fair bit of space in a drawer in the spare room, and I started to wonder why I was hanging on to them. They’re […]

How helpful is the past?



I’m not a parent and have absolutely no intention to be, so I know I can’t really judge other people on their parenting skills. But I worry about my brother’s relationship with my nephew. James provides everything Marcus needs: shelter, food, clothes, school, glasses; some things we wants: books, toys, […]

Parenting




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A couple of years ago I had a Tumblr page/profile and quite liked it. For a while I thought it might take over from blogging as it seemed a nice cross between blogging and Twitter. Today I decided to rejoin the Tumblr community. For about 4 hours, before deleting my […]

Tumbling






Write about your first name: are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself? Daily Prompt Francesca. I was in the hospital for 3 days with no name. Meanwhile my father was out and […]

Say Your Name