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In honour of my father

I have just put my salty swimming costume in the laundry when Mum calls us into her room. She is sitting on the edge of the bed – the one we used to jump in as kids, all five of us, loud and raucous under the blue and gold brocade quilt. Dad is standing near the […]

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Divorce Proof

January 3 is known as ‘divorce day’ – the most popular day for women to file for divorce. Perhaps because they’ve held it together for the festive season but can’t keep up the charade any longer.

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First Christmas Alone

For you, this Christmas may be the first one as a separated or divorced parent. It could be a very hard, lonely and painful time or it could be a time of new beginnings, traditions and memories – it’s up to you. You might be thinking ‘I will be fine, I’ll go for a run,

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An Argument A Day

A couple who have been married for 70 years say the secret to their happy marriage is one argument a day – that’s 25,550 disagreements to date!! Kath Shevels 91 said – “You have got to get everything out in the open and take the bad with the good.” This is from an article on

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