Ex wives, family ties and goodbyes.

My husband was at a funeral, the funeral of his ex-wife from 30 years ago. It was a very sad day for us all due to the complicated family ties that still bind us together. 10 years after they divorced their 17 year old daughter died in a road accident, that was over 20 years

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The old fogey parents are ready to move house.

I’ve been perusing the estate agents windows, again. I have always loved looking at what’s for sale but recently i’ve found myself looking with different eyes. I’m ready to make the move to downsize and so is the husband but having had a baby at 40 is hampering our plan. Our now 14 year old

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10 reasons for Uni (and they’re all about me)

As a 14 year old my son is always out and about with friends, the older he’s getting the further he’s going, even though he’s a sensible kid I worry myself sick wondering if he’s ok. Yes, I know that sounds stupid, especially as we have a 26 year old coaching football in America and

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Out Of The Dark and into the colourful.

Have you noticed lately how everything is about recycling, up-cycling and vintage finds, I love it and this description is far more interesting than plain old second-hand. When I was a child, furniture was mostly inherited. When I moved into my own home I bought everything new, and here we are again full circle back

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There goes the Bride

He stood at the altar, eyes wide Holding back tears, on lack of a bride Her father announced the revelation To the curious, shocked congregation My daughter informed me at break of day She fancied the groomsman and ran off to L.A.     ©l.warren image-stockimages/freedigitalptotos.net

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