Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

AT work I go on a health and wellbeing course where the instructor keeps stressing the importance of taking time for yourself. Me time, he writes on the white board. “It recharges the batteries,” he…

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My technology is failing me

My technology is failing me

Friday is a momentous day. I make a movie at work and it looks great, even if I do say so myself. I drive home feeling rather chuffed. When I’m stuck in traffic on the…

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We’re dog sitting but it all goes a bit wrong

We’re dog sitting but it all …

My sister is at a wedding, so I’ve offered to have her dog for the day, but when the dog turns up he’s got a large bag and enough food to last the month. “He’s…

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Cape Cod, Summer Home of the Great White

Cape Cod, Summer Home of the Great …

“It’s a bit Jaws-esque,” Chris says as we climb out of the car. “What does that mean?” Olivia asks. “Nothing,” I say, shooting a warning look at Chris who really should know better than to…

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I am ill and convinced it’s a tropical disease

I am ill and convinced it’s …

I JUMP out of bed, race to the door, and start screaming. Someone is coming to murder me. I scream louder. I’m so loud I wake myself up. “What’re you doing?” Chris is sitting bolt…

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Making the daily commute more bearable

Making the daily commute more bearable

IT is Wednesday and the traffic is crawling along. It is only the third day back after our two-week holiday and already the 60-mile daily commute is bringing out the worst in me. I sit…

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