Category: Family

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QLF In America: A Holiday Recap

If you follow my instagram you’ll have noticed we were in America last week. For ten days. We took our son and our fourteen year old nephew Taylor to celebrate Snappy’s birthday and visit his American family. My in-laws hadn’t...

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Poem: Blank Look

Blank looks are reminders that you’ve forgotten again. Start again. We drank tea late at night telling me stories that you’ve forgotten now. I remember. Mum died of cancer. Dad was a postman. You are a forgotten hero but only...

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Happy Birthday Mum

My mum is sixty years old today. You wouldn’t know to look at her some days, but in talking to her. Or hearing the way she groans when she stands up. There’s something about my mum you can’t help but...

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Climbing Up Snowdon For Parkinsons

On the 14th May, my sister and my nephew, my dad and his friend,  are walking up Snowdon for Parkinsons UK. My nephew has already raised £100 a few years ago for Parkinsons, with a sponsored swim. He’s quite a...

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Word Of The Year: Family

Over at Alphabet Soup, it’s time to chose a word of the year. I didn’t think it was possible to do this. A word of the week maybe, a word of the day like those calendars, but a word for...