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July 2012

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Well done Amelia

July 11, 2012

My 19 year old step daughter Amelia graduated from her Secretarial College course this week. Grant and I were there together with other parents and friends cheering on the girls as they received their certificates. I can’t tell you how useful skills such as short hand and advanced computer skills are in life. If you have a daughters who is taking a year off and not sure what she wants to do, 6 months on a secretarial course even if it’s not her…

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Flat pack vase!

July 10, 2012

How about a ‘Magic’ flat pack vase? Strange but true! And it actually works – you just take it out of the packet, add water and arrange your flowers. Great for camping this summer because you never know who’s going to give you flowers… and it beats a jam jar! My sister found this in Liberty on Regent Street in London.…

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Amazing harmony

July 3, 2012

Over the last 2 years with the help of sun, and hot flushes, and using a high factor sun cream I was actually allergic to, I had developed blotches on my neck. Its technical term is Poikiloderma which is a pigmentation change found largely in women. As I’ve always been careful with my neck in the sun and never sprayed perfume in it – a big no no especially if you are exposing the area to the sun – I was mortified…

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Missing you already

July 1, 2012

This is Oliver and Twiglet. My Secretary Vic is leaving for the day, they are both totally in love with her and stayed like this until her little blue car was no longer to be seen. Sad but oh so true.…

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