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  • Damn Compulsory Education – Part 2

    So I keep being asked how it goes. With the whole school thing. (For Part 1 see here) The short answer is… it goes. The long answer is it’s been a pretty shit week in my world. I have felt in conflict with my husband […]

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  • Sweeter with you

    In between the drama of almost, and the saga of Merrily starting school, we had the most wonderful family holiday in the UK – sunshine, picnics in the park, full days at the playground, ice creams and water play, pond dipping, seeing loved ones, a […]

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  • The kiss of death

    The kiss of deathLingers on my heartI did not see it comingNor invite it in.Few of us do.But it is there, indelible,And to my surprise its message is…Dance whilst you canNot because you should or you oughtBut because the song in your heartThe rhythm of […]

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  • Almost

    We almost lost our daughter last week. This is what keeps going through my head as I hold her little, warm body close. Grateful, so grateful for her continuing presence. For the miracle that was. Today and yesterday almost weren’t. I am emotionally and physically […]

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  • What a blast: view from the other side of my fears

    Miracles start to happen when you put as much energy into your dreams as you do into your fears. Richard Wilkins I had my first art exhibition last night. (photos to come later!) I still find it hard to believe. Not even six months ago […]

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  • Really. Truly.

    What is love but loving? Learning and laughing, Risking and sharing, Fearing and fearing some more, But having the courage to overcome it all. Love is jumping into a fast flowing stream and not knowing where it will take you. It is someone who you […]

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  • Who is reading this? and why?!!

    Dreaming Aloud feels like it is in transition. I am not quite sure the shape it is taking. It started out as a blog on living philosophy, attached to my Juno column of the same name. When I started it I didn’t really ‘get’ blogging. […]

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  • Saying “Yes!” to your mission

    When trying to explain my lack of confidence with my creative work to a friend today, a sudden realisation hit me. I totally believe in my work. I am totally committed to it. I do it pretty much every waking moment that I can. It […]

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  • The things that make me go – arrrrgggghhhh!

    Today, for one day we only, we have the antithesis of Joy Pockets. Which could be otherwise known as the grumble bellies. We all have ’em, the irrational things that make us go arrrggghhh! So I thought it would be fun to share my own […]

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  • The Queen of Half Assed

    AKA “She who starts with a flourish, gives up half way through, hacks it all together, and ends up quite pleased with the rushed finish job – which is always imperfect”. I just needed to reassure you all – the reason I’m an “inspiring blogger” […]

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