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    Nineteen

    It’s been a strange old year of immense highs and immense lows- just life really I guess. We’ve lost our beloved Gran very suddenly and have taken in her cat Puffy who is a darling and is much loved (and much fed) by all neighbours in our block of flats. We’ve said goodbye to her, her house, some of her possessions and our connection to Largs.   We’ve been on the best holiday and had the best times in the sun with my best buds discovering new music, letting the kids run free and generally having the time of our…

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    Hello, Goodbye

    It’s Thursday night and we’re printing out memorial sheets for the service tomorrow. Some of you will know (but not many as I’ve been unable to actually speak about it to more than a few) that K’s Mum, Marnie’s beloved…

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    Slow Down

    On Monday I noticed the amazing pattern on the carpet in Partick library for the first time in my life. How did I come to finally spot this detail in a place I’ve set foot in many times? Probably because…

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    Atonement

    On Saturday afternoon we went to Margate. Marnie is obsessed with crabbing so we went to the harbour shore to fill her bucket with water. It was windy but sunny, the beach was packed. Kevvy pointed out a pile of…

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    21 Day Positive Mega Sprint

    Almost 5 years ago I discovered something which really floored me. For the best part of a couple of years, it caused me to cut myself off from friends, not put my all into things I love and generally spiral…

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    Living a frightened life

    Today seems appropriate to write a post that I never thought I would write, I may delete it 30 seconds after I’ve published or I maybe not, we shall see! Most people won’t know that I’ve suffered from depression for…

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    Climate Change

    Hopefully we all do as much as we can at home to preserve the environment – multiple kinds of recycling, donating things we’ve outgrown to the charity shop and repairing things instead of just binning them. This year I’ve started…

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    My International Women’s Day Inspiration

    My International Women’s Day Inspiration are the Dagenham Women. I was born in Dagenham and my Mum worked at the Ford Motor Plant before I was born. She was there around the time of the passing of the Equal Pay…

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    MCR Pathways journey begins

    Last week I completed my training as a MCR pathways mentor and tomorrow I go to my school in Shettleston to meet my teenage mentee for the first time. We will be meeting for an hour every week, for at…

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    A post for my childhood friends

    Yesterday my old school friend Karen died and we are all gutted. I hadn’t seen her in years but we all reconnected a few years back on Facebook and had a reunion over the holidays. Sadly she didn’t come to…