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Alan Grant
Think Movies: The Irishman

Think Movies: The Irishman

I WOULD LIKE to submit a proposal to whatever regular readers that I might be lucky enough to have accrued; it concerns greatness and how it can be identified. I put it to you that ...

Ewen Stewart
Wealth for the many not the few??

Wealth for the many not the few??

JUST RELEASED this week, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) report examining wealth in the UK is extraordinary and shows an unprecedented cascade of wealth for the vast majority of the population. It really is the ...

Emma Hargan
Decorations, presents, Santa and my inner Grinch!

Decorations, presents, Santa and my inner Grinch!

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 19

I LOVE CHRISTMAS! It’s a time for family, friends, presents, good food, good drink, Santa Claus, reindeer, the kid’s faces and all ...

Emma Hargan
Mummy’s juice, cuteness overload and lollypops

Mummy’s juice, cuteness overload and lollypops

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 18

IT’S BEGINNING to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s only three weeks.

It’s only 20 days.

...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Weeks 16 & 17

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Weeks 16 & 17

WE’RE BACK! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, hence me missing writing last week’s blog. We’ve had course assignments, weddings, meltdowns, tantrums, swearing and back chat – and that’s just me! It’s been a ...

Alan Grant
Think Movies: Doctor Sleep

Think Movies: Doctor Sleep

FOLLOWING ON FROM LAST WEEK, which used Zombieland: Double Tap as a discussion of the topic, we return to the subject of sequels this week with Doctor Sleep. I cannot imagine the level of confidence ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One Baby, one threenager – Week 15

The Mummy Diaries: One Baby, one threenager – Week 15

YOU KNOW THAT OLD SAYING, be careful what you wish for? The last 12 months I have been desperate for Jamie to start chatting. Now he is and I’m starting to wish we could rewind ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 14

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 14

IT WAS HALLOWEEN at the Hargan’s last week! Jamie dressed up as a one-eyed monster and loved it. Lily had a black cat costume but she didn’t like it and refused to wear it. The ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 13

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 13

WE’VE MADE IT to the mid-term holidays and what was I expecting? A whole week of climbing the walls, boredom, tantrums, tears, fighting and one stressed out mummy. That’s what. So how do I avoid ...

Emma Hargan
 The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 12

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 12

WHAT’S WORSE than trying to get yourself into a new routine once your toddler starts nursery? Coping with them being at home all day when they are sick. That’s what!

It took ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 11

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 11

AFTER THE EVENTS of last weekend, I think James was looking forward to getting back to work on Monday morning. Although he wouldn’t admit it, I’d say he was happy to get a break after ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 10

The Mummy Diaries: One baby, one threenager – Week 10

JUST ANOTHER NORMAL WEEK but with one exception – Mummy gets away for the weekend! And we’re not talking about just any weekend. This is a special trip. We were getting organised to go to ...