Category Archives: Family

Silent Sunday

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This week’s Gallery subject over at Sticky Fingers is eyes.  A strange one!  It definitely makes you go out and take some photographs rather than just sort through your existing archives. The result of subjecting poor Mr Woodsmoke to an outdoor … Continue reading

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I am the baby monitor

As I write this, I am being the baby monitor.  Somehow that makes me think of sharp pencils and perfectly square-stacked jotters and pinafores.  My sister forgot to bring her (normal, electronic) baby monitor down to my dad’s house, so … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking about family a lot this week. It started with the last few days of the Equal Marriage consultation, and nagging people to put in their expressions of support. And this eloquent video of an American teen talking … Continue reading

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Got next to nothing done on NaNoWriMo for the last two days…

… but it was all for a good cause!  Lovely nephew is a little bigger and still lovely. He seemed to survive being babysat by his aunt and uncle for a wee while.

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I’ve never actually posted on the Gallery on the Sticky Fingers before (it’s a lovely idea, people post pictures and stories all on the same theme and it’s great to read). However, this week the theme is faces and I … Continue reading

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On being a godfather

Seeing Adam Ramsay’s post ‘On Being an Uncle‘ referenced on DorkyMum’s Listography reminded me how much Mr Woodsmoke liked that uncle post when he first read it (I did too!). Here’s a guest post from Mr Woodsmoke with his own reflections … Continue reading

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