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And it’s time to get it back

I sit writing this on January 3rd 2020, after having no inspiring stories to publish for the last month or so.

I guess I can put the blame many things, such as December being a ‘busy month’ (as busy as it can be…


Driving. Some of us love it, some of us hate it. Some of us find it unwinding, some of us find it stressful.

And some of us get downright frustrated.

We have all been there. The driver in front of you hits the breaks at the roundabout when there is…


From an early age, I would spend every single Saturday at my Nan and Granddads. If I’m brutally honest, back then I remember feeling a little peed off about that, as my friends would be going to the cinema, ice skating or shopping.

My day would be pretty structured, and…


And you should, too

Raise your hand if you can remember the last time you spent a day doing absolutely Nothing. When I say Nothing, I don’t mean to take that completely literally, as obviously, we all need to pee and eat from time to time. I mean the absolute…


It’s 4.45am. My daughter has been up all night more or less, I’m not sure if it’s her cold or teething or the four month sleep regression. This is now the fourth night in a row.

So many thoughts seem to rush through my mind when I’m up with her…


Pacing round the house for the umpteenth time with my new-born attached to me in a sling, I frantically shook her rattle with my right hand and a held a full glass of wine in the other. I’d had no sleep and was wearing a stained tracksuit with sick in…

Alison

Dreamer. Making my way through life with humour, self deprecation and honesty. New to Medium (and parenthood)

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