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Freelance writing – I control my business, now.

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I can count life-changing events on two hands: marriage, diagnosis with a food allergy, the birth of my two children, going teetotal and throwing off the shackles of education, through freelance writing.

They’ve all been seismic and I would not like to rank them in order of magnitude.

But as I’m a writer, who engages in freelance writing, in Norfolk as a copywriter, I better talk about this rather than placentas or the end of singleness. Read More

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Is home a state of mind or an actual place?

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When we went back to Staffordshire in late December (oh what a night), it felt, as we drove from Ashbourne, along the A52 to Leek, that we’d arrived at home.

We’d not been there since we relocated north in 2002 and, instead of that general feeling of disappointment one can feel, when you return, we felt delight and elation.

Waterhouses, Cheddleton, Leek felt like a homecoming.

Leek has just been feted as one of the best places to live in Britain and we could see why two months ago.

Why?

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Eating gluten in early childhood

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I was lucky enough to go through a four tier education phase: first school, juniors, middle and high.

First school saw me walking there daily with my mum – cars were for the privileged few and no one was driven to school as one parent (mainly mums) didn’t work.

Quite quaint really when I compare it to the torturous school runs of today and the impact school holidays have on reducing commuter traffic.

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