Tuesday Treats: July 2014

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Tuesday Treats is an as-and-when roundup of top blog posts which is curated by me, Chris at Thinly Spread, Lizzie at Me and My Shadow, and Becky at A Beautiful Space. I’m going to be spending a couple of weeks offline starting today, so I’m making this an extra long version of Tuesday Treats to keep you all well stocked with reading material.

Right. On with it…

“When my baby was born, he and I became library story time regulars. In a little room with a disfigured Hungry Caterpillar mural and stained carpet, I learned the Portuguese lullaby I still sing my boys at night and at least six ways my knees could be horses.” – How Libraries Shaped My Motherhood on Offbeat Home and Life. Continue reading

Tuesday Treats – AGAIN!

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Tuesday Treats is a roundup of top blog posts which is curated on a rotating basis by me, Chris at Thinly Spread, Lizzie at Me and My Shadow, and Becky at A Beautiful Space.

I’m ashamed to say I’ve been hogging the linky a bit recently. We’re supposed to be taking it in turns, but I think this is my third week in a row of posting. There are just so many good bloggers out there! But after this post I’ll try and take a break for a few weeks to let those other lovely ladies share some of their favourites with you.

“Seven years ago, I flew business class on Qantas from Australia to California, a thirteen-hour trip. I hadn’t had much experience outside economy, but I didn’t want to look like a front-of-the-plane rookie, so I stowed my “amenity kit” without ripping it open, declined the first cocktail a flight attendant offered me, and tried to appear engrossed in a book while the passenger nearest me bounced around like a four-year-old at a birthday party.”Game of Thrones – David Owen at the New Yorker Continue reading

Tuesday Treats

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Tuesday Treats is a roundup of top blog posts which is curated on a rotating basis by me, Chris at Thinly Spread, Lizzie at Me and My Shadow, and Becky at A Beautiful Space.

It’s my turn this week, so here are some links to posts and online articles I’ve read and enjoyed recently – I hope you find something in there that interests you too!

“Some things are easy. ‘Would you like chocolate or coffee cake?’ ‘Both please.’ ‘Would you like to live in this slightly grotty flat or be homeless?’ ‘The flat, please.’ See, easy. And that literally was the choice when I moved in here. There was a timescale, it was nearly up, and over the past four and a half years the slightly grotty flat has become our home.” – Moving Decisions – Rock n Roll Mum Continue reading

Tuesday Treats

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Tuesday Treats is a roundup of top blog posts and articles which is curated on a rotating basis by me, Chris at Thinly Spread, Lizzie at Me and My Shadow, and Becky at A Beautiful Space. For a while we took it in turns to do it as a weekly post and then we moved to monthly, but at the moment, because we’re all such busy ladies, it’s an as-and-when kind of thing! That said, I’ve read so much brilliant stuff recently that my roundups are in danger of reaching novel-length, so I might have to start doing them more often.

Here are some links to blog posts and articles I’ve read and enjoyed recently – I hope you find something in there that interests you too!

Here I am: sitting at a play date. Let’s say this play date is at a park, where the sun is shining and the kids are giggling. No flies on the snacks, no sand has been thrown. The moms are quiet but for all outward appearances, content. In this slice of domestic bliss, it suddenly occurs to me to bring up oil fracking.”- Why I mix play dates and politics – Offbeat Families Continue reading