Category Archives: Day to day life

  1. Chores for children


    January 28, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    Every morning at the school gate I see several harried parents, usually mothers, who look as though they can use …
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  2. Why I’m saying no to resolutions


    January 3, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    I had the luxury of sitting in the hairdressers for about three hours this morning. I got to sip on …
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  3. 2013 – a year of two halves


    December 30, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I know that for many people, a new year is simply that. A new year. But I always like to …
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  4. Day 1 of the holiday challenge: the results


    December 17, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I thought I would report back after each day to see how we have fared in the Holiday Challenge. Today …
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  5. Go gently into the night, gentle man


    December 5, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I was 15 when I first heard the name Nelson Mandela. It was 1988. That is just two years before …
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  6. Happiness is….

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    November 19, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Today is apparently the International Day of Happiness, according to Facebook. I have done further searching online and have discovered …
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  7. Move over screens! I have chalk and a stone and I’m not afraid to use them.


    November 5, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I *may* have ranted occasionally about screens – computers, xbox, playstation, ipad, ipod, phone, Nintendo DS etcetera etcetera – and …
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