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Mum, Actress, Singer, Teacher… Indie publisher — Renovating and Living in France

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Lockdown Birthdays and Anniversaries …and Nairobi!

One month almost to the day since my last blog, one month more in ‘confinement’, and how does it feel now? We have definitely settled in to a ‘new normal’ and a slower more conscious rhythm to our life, but at the same time we start de-confinement today, 11th May… my birthday! And whilst it’s…

End of year reflection

I’m catching a quiet moment today, before 2019 officially comes to a close, to reflect on this emotional year. This time last year I was back in the UK with Mum, leaving poor Joe still in early recovery from his finger surgery. We’d only just moved into the house, Arty was in Canada, and we…

Beyond the horizon…

On May 3rd 2011 at 11.15pm I lost my father. He died peacefully at home, with my Mum by his side, one month after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer… A month during which he managed to see or talk on the phone to all of his ten grandchildren; preparing them for what was about to…