Monthly Archives: July 2008

Suddenly child-free

So what did I do – in those pre-child days – when time after work was mine for the taking? When tea-time was spent in the gym and bed-time was a vague concept adhered to only on the eve of … Continue reading

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Model Child

Ben has a new career path in mind. He’s been through policeman, spy and footballer already. But now he has another plan. It was prompted by some news I told him today. One of his friends has landed a lead … Continue reading

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Hearts and Flowers

It’s been Activities Week at the children’s school all this week. For “Activities Week” – read “Tax payers’ money spent on days on the beach” week. They’ve been to Sark (Ben), St Ouens Beach (Ben), Greve de Lecq beach (Hannah), … Continue reading

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Young Love

Well, it’s happened. Young love is blooming and Ben is wearing his “Charlotte Harvey” face. Charlotte Harvey was a little girl at Ben’s nursery whose hair he fell in love with first, followed by the entire girl. If he talked … Continue reading

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The B Word

It’s hard to tell whether this is a Jersey thing, or an age thing – the children’s age, not mine. The other day, Hannah, who’s just 7, was telling me what she’d been doing while playing outside with her friends. … Continue reading

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