My Fairy Garden Fairy Picnic Basket Review

Like pretty much all little girls, E believes in fairy’s. She has a really cute fairy door in her bedroom and she writes to her fairy, sparkles frequently. Last Christmas she received a fairy doll from her fairy who she believes to be sparkles. When we were sent the Interplay My Fairy Garden Fairy Picnic Basket, I just knew she would love it. As soon as I had taken a photo of the box, E excitedly opened it… View Post

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Epilepsy Awareness – My Story

Today is International Purple Day – which is all about spreading awareness of Epilepsy. Today I thought I would share my story. When I was fourteen I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I had several seizures before my diagnoses of Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, which is typically generalized throughout the brain. I was having the typical symptoms of JME. Arm’s flinching, legs buckling, soon after I woke up in the morning. This went on for several months before… View Post

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My Favourite Holiday Moments

I do love going on holiday abroad, however since the children have come along we haven’t been able to afford it. Which means I haven’t been abroad for nearly eight year’s. This is quite depressing realising it has been that long. Thankfully I have some great holiday memories from the past, I have a love for long haul trips away. Once place I love more than any other place, to date, is Bali. I have… View Post

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Living Arrows 12/52 (2018)

It’s another week of Living Arrows. Every Monday I will be sharing a photo that celebrates childhood. The project originally took its name from a poem – “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” – Kahlil Gibran   This week’s living arrows is a very snowy one. This last weekend we have had plenty of snow which we have loved. Snow in Exmouth is a rarity however this… View Post

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Experiencing an Epileptic Aura

I was fourteen when I first starting having seizures. Before I was diagnosed with epilepsy I noticed that I had a weird tingling pain, almost like really painful pins and needles seconds before I would have a seizure. In time as my understanding grew and I realised this was an aura I don’t think you can ever adequately describe an aura to someone who’s never had a seizure.  It comes out of nowhere soft and floaty, like my… View Post

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