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THE NANNY DIARIES – Series 1, Episode 5 – Leprechauns and Birthday Boxes

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This year in July, I was taken to visit the Emerald Isle. I also got to cross off an item on my bucket list as my birthday treat was a trip to the Giant’s Causeway, which was truly fascinating.

My partner and I rambled around Dublin visiting historical sites, Irish pubs, Castles, University campuses and craft markets. At one such market, my partner managed to Continue reading

23 August 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | , , , | Leave a comment

THE NANNY DIARIES – Series 1, Episode 4 – People in Trees

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Sitting in traffic in the rain (once again) waiting for the lights to change:

Missy:   “Deni…” Continue reading

20 August 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | , , , | Leave a comment

THE NANNY DIARIES – Series 1, Episode 3 – Fire! Fire!

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So there we were, driving along in the car with the windows down when the smell of smoke came wafting in. Continue reading

9 July 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | , , , , | Leave a comment

THE NANNY DIARIES – Series 1, Episode 2 – Wordplay

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Every day 0n the way home from school, we get stuck at a particular traffic light. There is another way home, but the route is quite a bit longer. To prevent road rage and the odd muttered profanity, we sometimes play games. Continue reading

15 June 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | , , , , | Leave a comment

THE NANNY DIARIES – Series 1, Episode 1 – Relatively relative.

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Today Missy and I were doing homework as we do every day. She had managed to get through the ‘Reeeeeeeeaaallly hard maths’, all by herself Continue reading

10 March 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | , , , | Leave a comment

THE NANNY DIARIES – Introduction.

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On the 5th May 2014 I started looking after a little 5-year-old girl. Over the past two years I have often thought of starting a new series of blogs about my time with her, as I did with the Governess Diaries but somehow I never seemed to get around to it.

My little person is now 7 and has come a long way from the little girl I first met who was afraid of all sorts of things and had lots of little funnies. She is smart and cute and full of beans and noise. She is not so sure about Santa any more, but she is absolutely certain that she knows my secret and has never divulged it to anyone. Continue reading

13 January 2016 Posted by | The Nanny Diaries | Leave a comment