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Listography: Top 5 Wishes For My Children

KateTakes5’s Listography this week is one to make any parent gulp! My mum and dad never had any wishes for their kids, beyond the usual,  ‘As long as they’re happy … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Beauty Products I Couldn’t Live Without

There was an apology from KateTakes5 on this week’s Listography. A sexist apology, I might add. Why can’t men join in with the 5 Beauty Products them of this week’s … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Reasons I Know I’m…

…writing this.  1. I’m sitting on a chair looking at the screen of the computer. 2. My fingers are hitting keys on a keyboard in a systematic order to form … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 favourite cookbooks

I love this challenge from Katetakes5’s Listography this week. Let me re-phrase that: I LOVE THIS CHALLENGE. As a former cookery magazine Editor and virtual owner of the Recipe Shed, … Continue reading

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Listography: A day in a housedad’s life

KateTakes5’s Listography challenge this week is to capture a week in our lives in 5 photos. Ah, sod it. I’ve done one day in 15 photos. Call me Maverick. She … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Best Mugs

The stuff in our cupboards says more about us than any words we can write. And a lot of that stuff has a story behind it. Take MUGS, for example, … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 phrases that grind my gears

Irish curmudgeon KateTakes5 is having a rant over at her Listography this week. Phrases that drive her crazy. These are mine. 1. Innit Two youths talking. First youth: ‘I was … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Biscuits

KateTakes5’s Listography theme this week really takes the biscuit because – yes – it’s about BISCUITS. 1. HOBNOBS As Peter Kay so rightly says in this fantastic sketch: ‘Hobnobs – … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Tips for Bloggers

I’m hoping that  KateTakes5 will turn her idea this week into a Super Post, or even a book. The tips I’ve seen from both her and other bloggers so far … Continue reading

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Listography: My Top Photos of 2011

KateTakes5’s Listography has asked us to delve back into our scrapbooks over the past year and dig out our 5 Favourite Photos of 2011. An absolutely impossible task. I pored … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Gadgets

For this week’s Listography, KateTakes5 is asking us for our favourite gadgets, define as… 1. a small mechanical device or appliance 2. any object that is interesting for its ingenuity or novelty … Continue reading

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Listography: Randoms

KateTakes5’s Listography this week is Top 5 Randoms. She has focused on Random Things She LIkes. Mine are even more random than that – stuff that’s just popped into my … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Keyword Searches For My Blog

There are some weirdos out there, and no mistake, and fortunately we don’t have to acknowledge that fact until faced with a Listography task like KateTakes5’s this week. So I’ve … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Worst Jobs

I’ve only ever had one job up until being made redundant last year. I was a journalist, from the age of 19 until 46, so I thought I’d have to … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Things That Make Our Flat a Home

Mother Porridge has been burdened gifted with KateTakes5’s Listography this week. She’s chosen a great theme: What Makes Your House a Home? We don’t have a house – more like … Continue reading

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Listography – Games I used to play

KateTakes5’s Listography theme this week is a trip down memory lane, reminiscing on the games we used to play when we were children. I’m struggling to remember that far back … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Things I Did This Summer

I thought the summer holidays had been a bit of a non-event until KateTakes5 suggested we all reflect on what we’d done over the past six weeks for the Listography … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Seasonal Survival Tactics

Sound-as-a-pound Penny over at The Alexander Residence has been put in charge of KateTakes5’s Listography this week while the latter lady suns herself in deepest Wales. Well, someone has to. … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Pictures From Last Week

That’s the theme of KateTakes5’s Listography this week, and the week in question is the week we were visiting my parents-in-law in Darlington, and my dad in Manchester. We went … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Guilty Pleasures

The craic-lover that is KateTakes5 has come up with the theme of Guilty Pleasures for this week’s Listography, based on something she shouldn’t feel remotely guilty about: devouring super noodles. … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Things I’d Change About Myself

I love KateTakes5’s Listography this week because it has taken me precisely zero effort to do it. The theme is: 5 Things I’d Change About Myself And here they are… … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Children’s Movies

This week’s Listography from KateTakes5 should, on the face of it, be a breeze. But when you start to think anbout all the fantastic films you’ve watched as a kid, … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 Lessons I Learned From My Parents

Great Listography theme this week from the great KateTakes5. Poignant, informative, enlightening, with the potential for a dash of humour. Perfect!  So, here are my 5 Lessons I Learned from … Continue reading

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Listography: Most Memorable Gigs

The rather splendid Kate of KateTakes5 fame has come up with another Listography in which I am unable to take a full and active part. Last week it was Favourite … Continue reading

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Listography: KeithTakes5 again…5 Things I Want To Do This Summer

Listography queen KateTakes5 is, er, taking five this week to focus on setting up the new Netmums blogger network. If you haven’t already joined, you should check it out. It’s … Continue reading

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Listography: Inventions that would make life infinitely easier

KateTakes5 has been very inventive with her Listography this week – inventions we wished were, er, invented to make life easier. Here are mine, with thanks to Dr Duffenschmirtz of … Continue reading

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Listography: Top 5 Places I’d Like to Visit

This week’s Listography from KateTakes5 is Places I’d Like To Visit. At first I thought this would be a list of one, because as a housedad, Anywhere But Home, is … Continue reading

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Listography: Decisions, decisions…a few of my best!

This week’s Listography from KateTakes5 is about DECISIONS – the biggest and most remarkable we’ve ever taken. I’m going to deliberately avoid my usual sentimental schmaltz on this one, so … Continue reading

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The Listography: KeithTakes5…for one week only!

Well, it’s finally happened. I’ve finally been trusted with something that has a plug and isn’t called an iron or a kettle. This week – and for one week only, … Continue reading

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My 5 Lukewarm Albums That Aren’t Naff (except the last one!)

‘What are your coolest albums?’ That was the challenge for this week’s Listography from KateTakes5. For someone like me, that’s not a challenge. That’s the equilavent of saying put a … Continue reading

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