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Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2011’

  • Hello!

    Hello dear reader, I am here… I’m just a little bit busy right now… All good… Just busy. See you soon!

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  • A Question of Belief

    Warning:  This post is not suitable for  the faint hearted  devout Christians or small children So, for the other two reader of my blog – settle down and enjoy!… *** Regular readers will be aware of the on-going saga of our “difference of opinion on […]

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  • Joy pockets

    Though I have many joy pockets this week, I wanted to share one very special one with you. One that makes my work worthwhile, that makes risking talking about the untalkable so totally worth it. I went to bed beaming after having received this wonderful email […]

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  • How to be a creative mama

    “With the arrival of my children has come the arrival of a new burst of creativity, something which many of the mothers I interviewed for my book (on Creative Rainbow Mamas) experienced too. There are so few words about the real experience of mothering and […]

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  • Supporting women’s craft this Christmas

    What are you doing for Christmas presents this year? As you know I am massively into supporting women to support themselves and their families through their creativity, and that includes in the developing world. I much prefer this approach, and micro loans, rather than charity. […]

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  • In memoriam

    A year has passed since a tragedy shook our local community. Barely a day goes by when I do not think of dear Una, who on one November morning lost her husband and two precious daughters. Each time I see her family I ask for […]

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  • Count your calories! … but not the way you might think

    So this is The Year of Enough…Last week’s “homework” was to make a list of everything you do in a day. So you wrote everything down, right. Or did you? Have a little look over your list. Did you put in all the emotional stuff […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    Joining up with Mon over at  Holistic Mama to celebrate our weekly Joy Pockets. My gratitudes this week include… Fluffy slippers . Making clay angels . An email from Steve Biddulph . A disappearance of tantrums . Two whole tea house writing days – 15 […]

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  • Hello little voice…

    A full day of work today. Productive contentment and focus in the storm tossed tea house. And yet I noted when I was writing, a little voice in my head was my constant companion. It was always there and just kept saying over and over […]

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  • A Community … for Kids

    I have always hated the idea of living on a housing estate. Too many neighbours, too close for comfort, identikit houses, and not our sort of people. No siree, not for me. And certainly not for my kids. They need a vast lawn. And a […]

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