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The School Gate

Sometimes I am suddenly struck by the contrast between Nathan now, and that tiny baby Nathan in the incubator 3 and a half years ago. It comes unexpectedly, a flashback, built on a detail hardly recollected until it is triggered … Continue reading

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Significant numbers

Since deciding to write a blog (and naming it ilove10) I realised the name might need some explaining.  Of course there is the “info” section, but it doesn’t really tell the full story. I recently read a biography of Simon … Continue reading

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Nosferatu

Some say the origin of the vampire stories is sexual repression in Victorian times, that it is a thinly veiled analogy of lust, sex and being swept away in the tide of desire. Not so, I tell you. Nosferatu is … Continue reading

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My fathers bookcase

I have this bookcase. It has 4 shelves, solid sides and backboard. It wobbles a bit. My husband does not like it. I admit it is not something with an easily apparent beauty, but I like it. It is made … Continue reading

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What children teach me about God

After a time away from blogging (I could claim I was busy, but actually I discovered mother and baby cinema in Greenwich) I am returning to you with a thoughtful post. It’s a faith based post so if you’d rather … Continue reading

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Baby monitor side effects

We have a baby monitor.  We do not use it to monitor the baby.  Instead it is a weapon against wandering toddlers in the middle of the night.  It is one of those under-mattress sensor pad ones, that alarms if … Continue reading

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Shiny!!

I am writing this post on my shiny new iPad, using our just-installed Internet.  I think number 10 is finally in the 21st century!  Hooray!

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