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Other Parents

Other Parents

Comparing ourselves to other parents is a risky business. I waver between criticism of them eg. “Other parents let their kids stay up too late” – or inferred criticism of myself eg. “Other parents...

The Great Packaging Debate

The Great Packaging Debate

This morning’s news has been buzzing with talk of recycling, and questions of which of the leading supermarkets are engaging most effectively in the war against waste. I for one am pleased to see...

Hope For Better…

Hope For Better…

Ever seen the film The Number 23? In it, the main character is confronted with the number 23 everywhere he looks. It’s been like that with the word HOPE for me this year. On...

Am I alone?

Am I alone?

I’ve been avoiding the news of late. I realised I needed to take a serious time out from it last week when I caught myself day dreaming of launching a cheap and nourishing breakfast...

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Today is Groundhog Day, the annual holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada on which, it is said, if a groundhog emerges from its burrow and fails to see its shadow because the...