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Another year, nothing changes!

This picture really resonates with me. I hate that I have not been able to work for 20 years. I really want to work and have a purpose and an identity, not to mention an income sense of achievement. Yes it’s nice to have a break from work if you have a job, but a 20-year break and no chance …

What have I made?

Apart from a lot of mess and many mistakes? After making stuff for Emily’s school fair, I rather ran out of steam and the run up to Christmas is exhausting. I can’t even remember what cards I made for Rob and Emily. I have just had to look at a picture of the mantelpiece from Christmas to remind myself! I …

2018 at the Shaws

Our main event this year was Emily moving to High School. The process seems to take most of the year with working up to Sats, attending school open events, choosing school and then all the information events at the new school. In our part of Leeds they do transition before the summer holidays so that they are settled in and …