1. Why I’m saying no to resolutions

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    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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  2. When last did you stay at a youth hostel?

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    January 2, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    To celebrate the end of 2013, we headed off to the North Yorkshire Moors and Yorkshire coast for a two …
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  3. 2013 – a year of two halves

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    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. The best laid plans…..(holiday challenge part 2)

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    December 18, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    My Holiday Challenge plan is not going to plan. It appears that although children like to do what they want …
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  5. Day 1 of the holiday challenge: the results

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    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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  6. A holiday challenge

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    December 16, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Every holiday we go through the same thing. My children want to do nothing except stare at a screen. Or …
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  7. Go gently into the night, gentle man

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    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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