Tag Archives: humour

Peachy Poetry – Part 3

(For perpetuating positivity) Since my last batch of Peachy Poetry (PP2 back in Feb) rather a lot has changed in the world. That blog cheerfully started with an optimistic ode – “Dear 2020” – which hoped for the year to be “joyful and free”…. Well of course, 2020 has turned out to be a very […]

The Glorious Gifts of Being a Grandparent

(A heartwarming look at what it’s really like😊) “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” — Alex Haley Grandparents are so precious. I have such fond childhood memories of my own grandparents – particularly belly laughing with my grandma and admiring the […]

Peachy Poetry – Part Two

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(For Perfecting Playfulness) Yes it’s back! By popular demand (thanks mum…), MORE Peachy Poetry, this time for Perfecting Playfulness! (And if you’re thinking What Is Peachy Poetry? – then check out Part One for a full explanation of the genre and numerous early examples.) But first, how do you define playfulness? And perfect it?? People […]

Pants on My Head 😱 – The Perplexities of Parenting

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When my youngest boy Charlie was 5, he came home from school to tell us that the teacher had shut him in a dark cupboard to ‘learn about death’. 😲😲😲 Anyway, after some ‘gentle extraction’, we finally worked out that they had been learning about being ‘deaf’ and ‘blind’ and that the whole class had […]

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