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This Week #11

On Monday we had a really interesting seminar at work delivered by Mariam Elmirghani from BAWSO, a women's aid service specifically aimed at BME communities, to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Nov 25th). After that we finished off the budget scrutiny session from last week. On Tuesday I had school governors at Maendy Primary, then the once weekly excitement of food shopping.

Thursday I spent pretty much the whole day cleaning the house, though looking around today you'd never know it. My mum had Marianna on Friday night so Anthony and I could go to the Torfaen CLP (Constituency Labour Party) Christmas dinner in Blaenavon. On Saturday we just stayed home and recovered...

Me and Anthony
On Friday night.

☆ READING: December 17th 1949 issue of Picturegoer magazine. I scanned it in for the blog, then sold it on eBay. One down, 70-odd to go...

☆ WRITING: About Anthony's deceptive nature... Read more HERE.

WATCHING: I watched Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) for the first time on BBC4 the other night - I highly recommend it! British comedy doing what it does best. 

☆ LISTENING: Miss Polly Had A Dolly. Over and over (and over) again.

☆ WEARING: Hair clips.

☆ EATING: Finishing off the Japan Candy Box - you can read my review HERE.

☆ FEELING: Tired.

I put together my first media kit and updated my review of the Tippitoes Bouncer with a great video of Marianna, now well over the recommended age, bouncing like her life depends upon it!


  1. That's a lovely photo. Love The Japan Candy Box, My family loves to snack on Glico Panda Pocky.


    1. Aw, thank you. :) Pocky's great, it's really moreish though! x


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