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The Holidays, Uncut

So here we are again. The central heating is on, the woolly cardigans are out and X-Factor has started. The summer we'd all been waiting for is done. Done and dusted. Caught on camera before being swept away as abruptly as a tidal wave, leaving us with nothing but sepia-tinged memories to cling onto. Sombreros… Continue reading The Holidays, Uncut

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Brits on Tour

The clock had been ticking for nigh on two years. Tick Tock. Tickety Tock. 1460 home-made beds and  2190 meal-time marathons later, the time had finally come. For a holiday. Another one? Never mind a year's worth of maternity leave, weekend joyrides in Amsterdam or the five week stint on The Costa Del MIL (& for that… Continue reading Brits on Tour

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Mum and Dad on Tour

The points had been clocking up for just over three years. 1,095 "I'll go/you go" school-run squabbles and innumerable nappy-changing arguments later, the time had finally come.  In honour of a rather large pending birthday, Mum and Dad were about to spend some QT together. As a couple. Ditching our generic titles in favour of Mr and… Continue reading Mum and Dad on Tour

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Mum on Tour

The points had been clocking up for four and a half years. 1,642 lost lie-ins and countless self-sacrificing moments later, the time had finally come. Guilty of wanton abandon [kids and husband "abandoned" at home, that is], she/I/mum was letting loose in Amsterdam. City of freedom, cannabis and prostitution. Nice place. For a Mum on… Continue reading Mum on Tour