Did you bury your toes in the sand this summer?

fungal nail treatment

  Toenails often get bad press. They are the parts of us that can easily get infected and look unsightly. When did you last hide your toes? Did you have to paint yours this summer to cover up what was happening underneath? Fancy winning a spa day for two which will include a luxury manicure and pedicure as well as […]

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Do you dread new beginnings? Share them here 100wcgu #187

100 word challenge for grown ups

Do you dread new beginnings? Share them here This is the place to stop and think about the new year that is starting. Well, it’s a new year if you are a student or a teacher. Here in the UK, the long summer holidays are almost at an end and thoughts are turning to the autumn and hard work.    […]

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How to celebrate 240 years!

How to celebrate 240 years

    How to celebrate 240 years. You need a mix of birthdays, friends and football!   In the beginning …there were four boys who went to Gillingham Grammar School. It was an all boys school in the town of Gillingham which is in Kent. It is situated on the river Medway not far from Chatham where there was once a […]

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Take some of the stress out of your death

take some of the stress out of your death

Dying, passing on, passing away are not things we British like to think about, let alone talk about. My dear friend Gilly wrote a fabulous post with a great title that made me visit  ‘How to choose a coffin’ and after my shopping trip yesterday I thought I’d share with you how you can take some of the stress out of your […]

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What do you remember about 1976? It was a corker! 100wcgu #186

100 word challenge for grown ups

I was busy having a baby, but what do you remember about 1976? Sport Unlike this time, both the winter and summer Olympics were held in the same year. Innsbruck hosted those snowy, icy winter games, while Montreal welcomed visitors in the summer. This was the year of John Curry, Nadia Comaneci and Bjorn Borg, who won the first of […]

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How to create a personal profile in a cake!

how to make a personal [profile in a cake

A special birthday needs a special centrepiece and this is how to create a personal profile in a cake!    What would you like? When I first contacted Mel Todd at Mummy’s Little Cakery, I knew that the cake my son would have for his 40th birthday would be special.  Mel asked what sort of thing I would like and […]

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You 40 years old? My birthday ode to you, my son

  Well, my son – 40 years ago today we met and I couldn’t let that milestone of both our lives pass without me marking it here. So, here is my birthday ode to you.   Just the two of us It was not planned that way. We were supposed to be a happy family. The sort that you saw […]

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