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From Stockport to the Sea

March 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · local, nature, stockport

My recent ride into Stockport to do some Geocaching took me to the source of the River Mersey. Better known as the river that is crossed by a certain ferry where it flows between Liverpool and the Wirrall, it actually starts in Stockport where the rivers Tame and Goyt meet. The spot is marked by […]

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Storytime

March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · books, local, lucy, photo, politics, reading, stockport

Lucy had a story read to her today at the library. The reader was our Member of Parliament, Ann Coffey! Apparently Lucy turned up late to proceedings, dragging over a chair to sit right in front of Ann (as pictured). Hayley reported that Ann read the story very well and Lucy enjoyed it.

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Decision

October 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments · finance, lucy, oliver, politics, school, stockport

We have decided what to do about our school situation. Thanks to everyone who sent support and advice via the blog, Facebook or in person in helping us get through what was a very, very stressful week. Before I say what our decision is, let me explain something about the two schools involved in our […]

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Hold on tight to your dream

October 1st, 2010 · 6 Comments · education, Fatherhood Friday, finance, lucy, moving house, oliver, politics, school, stockport

I am picturing a little girl. She has blond hair and blue eyes. She is wearing a polo shirt with her school’s emblem on its breast. Holding a picture she has drawn for me, she shouts “Daddy” as she runs towards me from her classroom, the same classroom in which her brother spent the previous […]

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Big stuff (it’s all relative)

April 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments · asthma, diary, health, illness, lucy, medical, sleep, stockport

A few things have happened in the last day or so that you might class as “big” events, though as you’ll see, size is always relative. (Apologies: this is going to put detail ahead of readability.) Yesterday morning we got the news of which school Oliver will go to. You select your first three choices. […]

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E-fit released of attempted abductor – News – Stockport Express

March 27th, 2008 · No Comments · news, stockport

E-fit released of attempted abductor – News – Stockport Express Just what every parent doesn’t want to read in their local paper.

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