Tag Archives: family relationships

Family members – the more the merrier?

Many people in Britain dread the inevitable pressure of family gatherings at Christmas time. For a couple of days you are inveigled into spending time with relatives you normally keep at arm’s length.  The difficult uncle, the whiny brats who … Continue reading

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Lao Lao, Mormor, Grandma, Nanna – becoming a grandmother

This past week I have been rather pre-occupied by the arrival of my first grandchild – in fact I have been on cloud nine.  He is the most wonderful baby and I am completely besotted.  In fact I am going … Continue reading

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