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Marshmallow Days

from Head Lice to Highers

3 August
I'm probably middle-aged, by anyone's calculation of average life-spans.

I don't think I look it, though. Well, I don't act it, anyway.

I walked the Moonwalk Edinburgh in 2006 and raised about £1500 for breast cancer charities. Not a bad total, and huge, huge thanks to everyone who donated.

JuliE and I did the Race for Life...June 2009.

Other than that, regular efforts towards fitness elude me.

I have various long-distance family members who also write livejournals, mainly angusd and granmo. My immediate family consists of a wonderful husband and four absolutely beautiful children. If I don't make my fortune soon I may have to hire them all out as models for clothes catalogues.

Long ago I mastered the art of procrastination, and one day I will get around to putting that skill to good use.

I am a trained teacher, but I find teaching to be perhaps just too much of a good thing when coming home to a house full of children.
I still feel that way, though for the last few months I have spent the odd day teaching and reminding myself about the good things you get out of working (money, too much stress to put on weight) as well as the less good things (too much stress to eat, the constant feeling that if you're enjoying your evening or weekend you will regret it during the day on Monday-Friday, no time to spend the moeny on nice things!)

Yep, still a lot of progress to make on the work-life balance.

I have played board games.

I have a burgeoning obsession with popular Sci-Fi, and as a result do things that are not entirely within the devoted-mother job-description, like missing my daughter's birthday to go see the almost-premiere of Serenity!




Lilypie 5th Birthday Ticker

My hobbies tend to come and go: this year it seems to be the turn of sewing ... things!


This is a Flickr badge showing items in a set called Jools and Kev's birthday waistcoats 2008. Make your own badge here.

If you want to see what the weather is like in Aberdeen today, click here.

The WeatherPixie


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