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Poetry and Prose Roundup – Inspiring October

Hello, hello, welcome to the BritMums Poetry and Prose Roundup! Do come in from the cold – would you like a cup of tea? I’ve just lit the fire and there’s a plate of biscuits waiting… Yes, it’s October, the temperature is dropping and the nights are drawing in. Although there is a teeny bit […]

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Poetry and Prose Roundup – lazy days

It’s August! Summer holidays are here – hooray! Or perhaps that should be, “Argh – summer holidays are here!” But whether you’re enjoying frolicking in the sun with your little ones, off exploring the world or are staring out at the rain wondering how on earth you’re going to keep everyone entertained and happy till […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up – Pick ‘n’ Mix

June is here – don’t you just love this time of year? Long, light evenings, the air full of the scent of blossom and freshly mown grass, the sun high in the sky… driving rain, hail, high winds… ah, our dear old British summer time! Funnily enough, this month’s poetry and prose round-up is very […]

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Poetry & Prose Roundup: Love is all around

Ah, April, my good friend – welcome! Step this way! What’s that you’ve got with you? Sunshine and clear blue skies? Oh, excellent… and is that crocuses I see too? And tulips? Brilliant! And hey, you’ve even brought the Easter Bunny! Yes, spring is officially here and as I sit compiling the Poetry and Prose Roundup for […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up: Winter Warmers

Good news! It’s nearly spring! Oh OK, I might be getting ahead of myself, but Vai Chin at Rambling Through Parenthood thought she spotted the first signs and I’m clinging to the hope that she’s right. I either want winter to cough up some decent, exciting snow or just bid a graceful retreat sharpish. Bearing […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-Up: January and the year begins…

Afresh, afresh, lets start anew Much to see and much to do The year has begun like the bud of a flower Make it count, each day, minute and hour Victoria Welton, 6th January 2014   Welcome to the first BritMums Poetry and Prose Round-up for 2015. Happy New Creative Year! In December I took […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up: ‘Tis the Season

It’s the beginning of December and I’m writing this curled up on the sofa in front of the fire. It may be dark and cold outside but I can definitely feel the first flickers of Christmas spirit warming my heart! I love the festive season and although it can get completely manic, I also think […]

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Literature Round-up: Writing, grammar and poo

Firstly… my apologies for missing the April literature roundup… as many of you are aware, I was diagnosed with Cancer in January and have been having treatment since, so it was not a good time for me and blogging. I am back as literature editor for you now and with great news… this is now […]

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Which is harder: a toddler or a baby?

Helen Wallen made the shortlist in the Fresh Voice BiB category. She writes Just a normal Mummy and here she shares a special poem with the BritMums community Which is harder; a toddler or a baby? A question I ask with a sigh… As you take the mummy role, they suck away your mummy soul, […]

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Life After Death – BiB Fresh Voice contender

Helen writes at All at sea Scotland and is another of our BiB Fresh Voice contenders. Since starting her blog she has focused more on her poetry, here she shares a beautiful poem Life after Death, a subject that we all think about every now and then You were a writer I believe, books and […]

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Literature Round-up: Laugh, cry and think in 2013

  Happy New Year BritMums, I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. Welcome to the first Literary Roundup of 2013! To launch the new year, I decided to start a new Linky. You know that dull midweek feeling? It’s not quite the weekend, but you aren’t feeling as fresh as you were at the […]

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Literary Round-Up: From grief to love

  Well hello there! I’m thrilled to be writing the first BritMums literary round-up and have thoroughly enjoyed reading all the literary posts I could find from our lovely BritMums members. I started writing as an outlet when I was 14 years old, when quite accidentally my lovesick diary entry turned into a teenage angst […]

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