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Let them eat cake …

Everyone knows that Paris is famous for its patisseries – you only have to get a whiff of freshly baking baguette in the early mornings on any of their boulangerie burdened streets & you can kiss losing those couple of extra … Continue reading

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After Eights and Nearly nines

Ok , so , every bit of pre parental advice or scary ,” put you right off having kids” type of shared parental experiences prepares you for expecting the worst when it comes to terrible two’s / threes and  the … Continue reading

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Hair & Housework.

I have learned the hard way , that with two (or any number of) small children , a different approach to general housework is necessary from time to time. I’m not talking about the endless daily sweeping , wiping , hoovering … Continue reading

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What are little boys made of ?

The little prince of Clichyville is home sick today. If he’s not curling himself dramatically into a ball and telling me he can’t walk , he’s looking for toast with Nutella and smoked salmon. No less. I think if you … Continue reading

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Excuse my French

My eight (and a half) year old daughter brought her French homework back with her this evening. While I was trying to figure out what it was that I was supposed to be checking for her , she shared the news that a little … Continue reading

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The baby business

Quite a number of my lovely lady friends are in the the process of growing their first and second babies. One of whom is waddling her way through the last few days of can’t see my feetness / put on my shoes without helplessness / sleep … Continue reading

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La vie en rose

Today I’m going to try uploading some photos of the beautiful autumnal day we had yesterday. Just in case the whole thing blows up in my face , here’s the rub….. My hubby wasn’t working for the first Friday night … Continue reading

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