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Day 165 –┬áThe art of turning 40 and getting fat

Day 165 - Aug 29th It had been a quiet, stay at home kinda day. and one of those days where I am not quite sure where the time went. After I walked Olivia to nursery in the morning, Chloe and me spent a bit of time together at home while Clare popped out. The… Continue reading Day 165 –┬áThe art of turning 40 and getting fat

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The joys of parenting

It has been a while since I last blogged. A whole year has passed since Casa Vokes got a turned upside down for a second time with the addition of the crazy little mini Vokes that stumbled into our household. The now not-quite-so-tiny-any-more Chloe has almost out of nowhere, somehow turned one year old, almost… Continue reading The joys of parenting

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Photo highlights of 2016

So now the 365 project is over, or 366 as it turned out to be, I have been less inclined to jump on the computer and create another blog post. As I mentioned in my previous post, I had the thought that I could bring together some of my favourite pictures from the 2016 project… Continue reading Photo highlights of 2016

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365 project continues: Days 197 – 203

I seem to fall further and further behind with this, and now I have photos backing up. Rather than post all, I am going to put up a week of photos tonight, and the rest tomorrow. So here are days from 197 through the 200 mark and up to day 203. 197: Its a Thursday… Continue reading 365 project continues: Days 197 – 203

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Project 365 over half way there: Day 187 – 196

Catch up time on the photos, one a day for a whole year, and here is another batch. 187: Time to cut out a few of the snacks and start eating sensibly, and I come home to find the wife being a bit creative and cooking something a bit different. Its easy to get into… Continue reading Project 365 over half way there: Day 187 – 196

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More 365 photos: days 180 – 186

Right, not letting the 365 slip away from me quite as much as it has recently! Must get stricter with myself and post this at least once a week, or I end up forgetting why I took some of the photos in the first place! We now move into July, the longest day of the… Continue reading More 365 photos: days 180 – 186

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Where’s the 365 update?

I don't know where the days have gone! May has vanished in a flash and June doesn't seem to be hanging around. I am falling well behind with updating these photos, but here goes! 127: One very pleased wife as our new double buggy arrives, meaning more freedom for her to get about during the… Continue reading Where’s the 365 update?

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365 project: days 117 -126

So the final countdown begins for the big four zero. There's a party to plan for and I intend to make it a week of celebrations! I can't pretend I am looking forward to the day when I can no longer say that I am still in my 30s, but I may as well push… Continue reading 365 project: days 117 -126

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365 project: days 111 – 116

As we approach the end of April, we look at heading into my birthday month and the imminent arrival of my 40th birthday, which continues to approach like a speeding train heading towards a car stranded on a level crossing! Still, on a plus note we are looking at Chloe finally having the harness off… Continue reading 365 project: days 111 – 116

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More of the 365 project: days 102-110

A damp and windy April is beginning to draw to an end, and my birthday month is almost here, the big 4-0 is creeping closer and we have actually begun making plans for a party to celebrate it. I don't know why i'm bothered about leaving my 30s behind and entering into my 40s, I… Continue reading More of the 365 project: days 102-110