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I’m having a lot of Feelings right now: 5 things 16.4.18

Every year the suddenness of spring – whether it comes early or, as this year, weirdly late – makes me think, constantly, of Dylan Thomas's "force that through the green fuse drives the flower". Or leaf. Because the tiny new leaves pushing out are so amazingly urgent! There's such huge energy curled up in those little… Continue reading I’m having a lot of Feelings right now: 5 things 16.4.18

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Now the fun starts: 5 things 22.1.2018

I DID IT. I survived the first birthday of the year! Which of course is never just one day; it's FOUR celebrations all in all, three of which require baking (the other one is breakfast), three of which (not the same three) require assorted planning and preparations, and all of which are definitely Work. I… Continue reading Now the fun starts: 5 things 22.1.2018

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So far, so good: 5 things 8.1.2018

Back to school today! I'm looking forward to getting back to work, and getting the kids back into their routine, but for maybe the first time, I'm not actually desperate. It gets better, people. It really truly does. The year is off to a good start. New Year's Day was unexpectedly gorgeous: clear skies and sunshine… Continue reading So far, so good: 5 things 8.1.2018

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Christmas time (almost): 5 things 18.12.2017

Last week before the break and as usual I feel like we need it quite desperately. Which is, frankly, odd. Our daily lives are what they are, not all that strenuous these days, and December isn't objectively any harder than any other time. (We are really pretty lazy about Christmas. We don't send cards, for… Continue reading Christmas time (almost): 5 things 18.12.2017