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Claire Butterly
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Single mum survivor.
Single mum survivor.

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Weathering the storm
16 years ago I was a single mum. I was also a mum of two with another on the way. My husband had decided that life for him would be happier with another woman and so at 22 weeks pregnant I found myself in charge of a mortgage, car payments, bills, sole inco...
Weathering the storm
Weathering the storm
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Thank my good fortune
2018 - a whole four years has passed me and my boys and now they're not boys anymore but men. And we have another female in the house:   Macy-May, Moo-Moo, Noodle, Noo-Noo aka my first ever dog! When I started this blog it was to record the 'good stuff', th...
Thank my good fortune
Thank my good fortune
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Maxism
"You had a good day Max?" "Yeah. Sorry I'm late out, I had detention." "Oh no, that's not good." "No, it was ok cos I had to sit next to a well fit girl." Ah, punishment with a sweet twist. 
Maxism
Maxism
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The Reflex
Christmas
has come and gone. New Year is now not so shiny. I am firmly in my 40s. Ellis
rides his Gilera DNA wearing his parka, looking as cool as the coolest mod from Cool
Town. Max has had a wobbly term at school and Luke has become my ‘problem’
child. I ...
The Reflex
The Reflex
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It’s not often that M and I ‘go out’. But when we do, we get pissed. (I say pissed, there are, of course, varying degrees of enjoying wine with dinner and, being a couple of stone lighter than M, I get ‘more’ out of the Merlot than he does.) Anyhow, because...
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This is Dot, our girl cat:  Dot being casual   Or, as the vet knows her, Dorothy .
Also known as Dolly, DotDot and  DollyDotDot. I quite often call her Beautiful
Girl and she responds to that. I daresay that Man has a few choice names for
the Cat which he u...
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                                Came downstairs this morning to see this in the kitchen: Add caption                                     ...
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Going soft?
Mental on-my-feet-all-day at work, come home to immediately – and I mean literally walk from the front door to the stove - start cooking di...
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My little guy
Yay, the sun is shining and, very thoughtfully so, on a Sunday so that we may enjoy our outdoor pursuits even more so.  I’m pleased to see ...
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