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Justifying the guilt

Starting out… I received an email this week from someone starting out on a search for the best school for their child. It brought back memories of a few years ago when I didn’t have …

2019 Bucket List

  I appreciate that bucket lists are usually begun at the start of January. BUT I wanted to test the 2019 water a little to see what kind of feeling we’re getting first of all. …

Vegan Chocolate and Walnut Brownies

  Emmeline and I have been baking again. And whilst I can’t claim to have invented this recipe, we have tested it out and modified it slightly. I can confidently confirm that it’s a super …

Reasons to be grateful

  Each week, as part of my new years resolution to better myself as an individual, I’m going to outline one of my many reasons to be grateful. Sounds a bit twatty but I genuinely …

Vegan chocolate and coconut fudge recipe

Looking for an easy but beautiful present for friends and family this Christmas? Why not try Vegan chocolate and coconut fudge! What better gift to give than sweet treats and this one is super sweet indeed. …

The Christmas Tree is up!

Like last year, Pines and Needles has kindly gifted us a Christmas tree! And like last year, it’s pretty good looking. The tree was delivered a few days ago (thanks to my neighbour for housing …

Autism and behaviour

  This is a massive subject so naturally I’m only going to touch the edges of it, but it’s something I often wonder about and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. Teaching Jude can …

Summer holiday lessons so far…

Usual apologies for not writing for so long…I write all day (and night) for work so it’s hard to find the time each week to do anything of worth for Living with a Jude. Believe …