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Lent Project 2013 – How’s It Going?


I’m doing something a bit different this year for lent. Well, it’s day #10 and so far I’ve kept up with my plan. I’ve sent a postcard to foreign lands, given someone a Thomas the Tank Engine book, baked someone biscuits, written letters and emails and surprised someone with new slipper socks. It’s nice, doing…… Continue reading Lent Project 2013 – How’s It Going?

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Lent 2013 – The Year I Don’t Give Anything Up


It was Shrove Tuesday yesterday and I spectacularly failed to eat any pancakes despite feeding Caius some for breakfast. I am planning a pancake session later this week though, when the kids are home. So that makes today the first day of Lent, a 40 day stretch of thoughtfulness and build up to Easter in…… Continue reading Lent 2013 – The Year I Don’t Give Anything Up

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Carole’s Lent Project – Challenge 2


Today is the 11th day of Lent, which means it is time to start my second Lent Challenge. For the last ten days I have read a new poem every day – everything from A. E. Housman and random poems online to the following poem written for me by my brother and his friend between…… Continue reading Carole’s Lent Project – Challenge 2

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March Reading


I had 3 books on my February Reading list and one emergency ‘extra’ book…I read all of them AND two others (Shadow by Michael Morpurgo and The Iron King by Julie Kagawa). Go me! This month I aim to finish/read the following: Loose Girl by Kerry Cohen An Impossible God by Frank Topping Unearthly by…… Continue reading March Reading