Category Archives: memory

Waiting for the Fish

‘ Let’s just go camping for our Summer holiday this year’ Hold on a moment, did those words really come from my mouth?  Until my mid twenties I recoiled in horror at the thought of camping. After I left girl guide camp … Continue reading

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Do You Get Email in Heaven?

Hi Mum It’s been 13 years since we lost you and I was just wondering if email had reached Heaven yet? I know you’ve never had an email address or the internet at home but I’m sure there are people … Continue reading

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Little Legacy – Lullabies

Little Legacy is a remembrance project  run by Alexander Residence to celebrate small things handed down by predecessors.  When reading one of the posts this week I was reminded of a lullaby that I sing to my children.  It is … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day – Musings on Poetry and Some to Share

There has been a lot of discussion in recent weeks amongst mummy bloggers  as to whether or not we would be prepared to share poetry that we had written as teenagers.  The general concensus was ‘no way, it is far … Continue reading

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Storytelling and memory

This week is National Storytelling Week.  I was going to write about my experiences of story telling with young children.  However, something else that I have been talking about this week seems to relate very well to story telling. I … Continue reading

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