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Holiday 2020 (not!)

At Emily’s school they have a holiday in mid June instead of end of May and this year the week fell to include my birthday and wedding anniversary, perfect excuse …

Oreo's Tails

Oreo is nearly 7 months old and just as with babies she has changed a lot. In fact according to the information I found she is almost a teenager! She …

Dates 2020 in UK

1 Jan New Year’s Day2 Jan 2nd January (Scotland) 14th Feb Valentine’s Day 1 Mar St. David’s Day (Wales)17 Mar St Patrick’s Day (Northern Ireland) 22nd Mar Mothering Sunday (Mother’s …

Where does the time go?

I seem to have missed the last few months of last year, it seemed to go from September to Christmas in a week!! I was actually trying to get ready …

Meet Emily

My daughter Emily has started making Scrunchies after meeting a girl also called Emily at a BTRS fundraising event. They are both making them for BTRS a local charity raising …

Kitten Capers

Oreo has been with us for 3 1/2 weeks, she is a breath of fresh air. When Timmy passed away in July aged 20 I wasn’t sure about getting another …

My life in cats

Today we are hoping to welcome our new kitten to fill the large hole left by our beloved Timmy who passed away 9 weeks ago. I can’t say replace him …

No appeal

After receiving my PIP Mandatory Reconsideration decision I decided not to appeal, despite many people telling me I should. I was told I could lodge an appeal just to get …