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Date Night

When my Other Half pulls out a shirt from the dark, dusty depths of his Man Cupboard, I know I'm in for a rare treat. So rarely even caught sight of in fact, said shirt may as well be The Wedding Shirt for all the use it's had over the past 10 years. Reserved for… Continue reading Date Night

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Smothering Mumday

Have you gone a-mothering today? Chances are you haven't. And never will. Unless of course, you are a Catholic or Protestant Christian, who has returned to the church in which you were baptised, for a commemorative Laetare Sunday service? Or perhaps you are a domestic servant who has been granted a whole day off to visit church with your… Continue reading Smothering Mumday

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Teng Ai (疼爱) – On Loving You

Loving you comes not without its complications. It's hard. You're a challenge. But it's impossible not to love you. You're funny, really funny.  And charismatic. You have that cute nose twitch. And you give great hugs. Did I ever tell you how much I love you? Silly me, of course I did. Do. Regularly. On… Continue reading Teng Ai (疼爱) – On Loving You

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The Mummy v Me Wars

It came as a huge shock. The first time my baby girl uttered the word "Mummy". Unresponsive [in fact, completely oblivious] at first, it eventually hit me and in a most cliche way, I even went as far as a double-take. As odd as it may sound [and it's not as if I hadn't been… Continue reading The Mummy v Me Wars