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About Violets Diary

Visually impaired Mum, with VI hubby, 2 disabled children. Disability campaigner, novice blogger and tweeter. Trying to put the world to rights and share our journey and positive stories. http://violetsdiary.wordpress.com

I’m back

Hello world.  It’s been a long time since I wrote here.  So I thought I’d drop you a line to let you know i’m still around and give you a brief update. So much has happened over the last month. … Continue reading

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Holiday Wish List

So, we go off to Skiathos tomorrow.  We’ve been doing a bit of planning and preparation for the trip. We have to plan.  Yeah – OK, I’m a bit of a control freak and I like to know what there … Continue reading

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Emotions – The Gallery

When I think of emotions and pictures I guess I don’t so much think of a picture of the emotion, but rather of the emotions that are remembered and felt when looking at pictures. The pictures I have chosen can … Continue reading

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#silentsunday

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Sport – The Gallery

When I saw the theme for the Gallery this week is sport my first thought was to post the pictures I took at the Olympic Cycling Time Trials last week, but then I decided I would leave the Olympics to … Continue reading

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Greece

I’m linking this post to Suzanne at 3childrenandit’s linky “we’re all going on a summer holiday”. So, we are off to Greece in a couple of weeks.  Holidays are a strange thing.  We spend lots of money on them.  The … Continue reading

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A Day at Marwell Zoo – by my 11 year old

I went to Marwell Zoo with Mummy, her Cousin and her little boy. We saw lots of animals including; a tiger, a leopard, penguins, cheetahs and giraffe. I took lots of pictures and then I edited them on my Ipad. … Continue reading

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#SilentSunday

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Crying

I went upstairs at 10.30 a few nights ago to find my little man sobbing, great wraking, noisy, tear-streaming sobs. When I sat on the bed and asked him what was wrong. He couldn’t tell me. “I’m confused” he said, … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

Last week I went across the road to our local park and took my camera with me.  When I saw that the theme for the Gallery this week was ‘delicate’ I thought these photos would fit perfectly.  Taking the camera … Continue reading

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