My day in numbers

2 - hours of sleep that I had last night 1 - daughter, aged two and a half who thought she'd come into bed with me one hour after going to bed 4 - cups of coffee I have consumed today 7 - people I fed today on our first 'Slow Cooker Thursday' at work today 22 …

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A measure of performance

I'm in procrastination mode this evening.  Kids are in bed, kitchen is clean, mind numbing TV is making noise in the background.  But what isn't happening tonight however is the preparation work that I should be doing for my upcoming performance review. I'm actually one of those people who quite enjoy this time of year. …

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It’s my responsibility to teach my children respect – Lest we forget

This morning we stood in the dark and the rain and the cold to remember those who suffered much worse in order to pave a path of peace for generations to come.  With 7 degrees showing on the thermometer and rain falling heavily, it would have been quite easy to roll over, pull up the blanket …

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Silverstreak

I mentioned a few months ago about the significant increase of silverstreak that had infiltrated my very dark locks here.The plan? To lighten my hair to a point that the regrowth blended more naturally than the white on black that was currently occurring. Today, was the third 'instalment' of this process and we lightened the dark …

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