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On tour with Chew Valley Football Club and not only did the U8s win their tournament (yay for J and his buddies) but we even got the awesome Red Arrows Display Team adding to celebrations with a fly-by! 

Tiny Tickers

 

21 days. That’s all it takes. In fact some research indicates that it could be as early as 16 days. but, for arguments sake let’s go with 21 days. At 21 days a human embryo’s heart contracts for the first time. The embryo becomes a foetus.

At just 21 days! Continue reading “Tiny Tickers”

Continue reading “Flushed Away”

Deeds, Not Words

Bing bong bing bong – bing bong bing bong went the doorbell.

“Hmmm. I hope they’re up T.”

Scraaatch squeak bang as the bolt was drawn across the lock and the door opened.

“What are you doing here? You’re a bit early aren’t you?”

“WHAT?????”  was my verbal response whereas WTF???????  was bouncing round my brain…

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Today’s journey

The following post is a guest post by J, he is 7 and he is my son. Enjoy…

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Ladybird on leaf

Ladybird Ladybird fly away home,

Your house is on fire and your children all gone,

All except one and that’s little Ann,

And she’s crept under the warming pan.

SS Half Term

So.

Half Term.

Two short words which, in the true spirit of four letter ones, evoke a diverse range of emotions… Continue reading “SS Half Term”

frostycm

The night was cold and frosty,

There’s no more to tell.

(A Frosty Night by Robert Graves)

Local Charities Day and New Year Resolutions

This is a post I should have published on 16th December 2016 as that was Local Charities Day, however the best of intentions always seem to end up getting slightly skewed and so here I am posting it two weeks later.  However, I am still posting it, it is still relevant, and with the New Year upon us it is perhaps even more relevant that I get it ‘out there’.

With all apologies for the tardiness set to one side, I would like to take the opportunity to tell you all about a local charity that I think is fabulous and to give you a few reasons for choosing to donate your time and/or money to Local Charities as well as, or instead of, the large nationals.

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