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1st haircut

Some of you may not know yet that we’ll be off on our very 1st two week holiday with our boys. To get ready for said holiday ( in lovely Spain ) we went to our favorite hairdressers in Reigate. Used to be sort of our local hairdresser as we used to live in Redhill. I went to ‘The Barber Shop’ Reigate for the first time not long after I got together with Dr Becky. Since then I haven’t been anywhere else!

Jenny & Toby and the rest of their team run the show in their little hair salon they like to call a Barbers, well it certainly is set up like a Barbers. Then there is a little tucked on at the back where Jenny spends most of her time as it is Affectionately called Jenny’s of Reigate a little, understated Ladies Salon.

Unfortunately when I went in there with my boys on Wednesday Jenny & Toby were not around. Jenny’s Daughter and another member of the team called Gina were holding the fort so to speak.

I didn’t have to wait long fortunately and all 3 of us needed a haircut so Alex went first to have his very first haircut courtesy of Gina.

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When Jenny’s Daughter finished what she was doing, she asked if she could help and as Alex was being such a good boy and was just sitting there without any problems whatsoever we decided that she could go ahead and start with Eddie’s first ever haircut and what was surprising Eddie didn’t make any fuss either.

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We certainly got high praise from the two Ladies, saying that this most probably was the best behaved boys ever to have had their very first haircut there.

Once the boys were done I strapped them back into their buggy and it was time for Daddy to have his hair cut. The boys were even very well behaved for this. Only thing they did do was throwing the toys they were playing with on the floor repeatedly.

So all in all quite possibly the best behaved boys in the history of 1st haircuts ( but then I maybe a tiny bit bias ).

Anyway a big big thank you goes to Jenny’s Daughter and her colleague Gina. There should also be another mention of Jenny and Toby have been styling us for a few years now and the hair and the service has always been first class.

You can find Jenny & Toby’s ‘The Barbershop’ in Reigate and in Dorking. Here is their Website: http://www.barbershopreigate.co.uk/


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#Wednesdaywords 08/05/13

I found a translation to my favorite ever spanish music video: Heroes Del Silencio “Entre Dos Tierras”

As we’ll be off on holiday very soon, to lovely Spain, I thought this was quite fitting! The next two Wednesdays the Wednesday words should either come from Dave Chapman or Rachael Chapman! See you soon!

http://lyricstranslate.com
Spanish
Entre Dos Tierras

Te puedes vender,
cualquier oferta es buena
si quieres poder..
qué fácil es
abrir tanto la boca para opinar,
y si te piensas echar atrás
tienes muchas huellas que borrar.

déjame, que yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer,
si yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer.

Pierdes la fe,
cualquier esperanza es vana
y no sé qué creer;
pero olvídame, que nadie te ha llamado
ya estás otra vez.

déjame, que yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer,
si yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer…
Entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar
entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar

Déjalo ya,
no seas membrillo y permite pasar,
y si no piensas echar atrás
tienes mucho barro que tragar.

déjame, que yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer,
si yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer…
Entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar,
entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar

Déjame, que yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer,
si yo no tengo la culpa de verte caer…
Entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar,
entre dos tierras estás
y no dejas aire que respirar

English
Between Two Worlds

You can sell out
any offer is good
if you want power. ..
It’s so easy
to open your mouth that much and make an opinion,
and if you think about going back [to where you came from]
you have many footsteps to erase

Leave me. It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing],
It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing] …

You lose faith
any hope is vain
and I don’t know what to believe;
but forget me, nobody has called you
yet, there you are again.

Leave me. It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing],
It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing]
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe

Give it up,
don’t be a quince [a sticky candy] and permit one to pass,
and if you’re not thinking about going back [where you came from],
you have to swallow a lot of clay [to do something difficult].

Leave me. It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing],
It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing]
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe

Leave me. It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing],
It’s not my fault you were seen falling [failing]
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe
you are between two worlds
and leave no air to breathe


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Wednesday words 01/05/13

This weeks Wednesday words is all about love. Love, support and admiration for the wonderful Emma Crazywithtwins and big special Love for my wonderful wife!

As every week there will be some lyrics from a Pink song which I shall dedicate to Mr & Mrs Crazywithtwins. All the stuff these two have already been through and are still facing is absolutely mind blowing!

So without further ado another set of Lyrics from Pink’s latest album

for Mr & Mrs Crazywithtwins

Pink (feat. Nate Ruess)
“Just Give Me A Reason”

Right from the start
You were a thief
You stole my heart
And I your willing victim
I let you see the parts of me
That weren’t all that pretty
And with every touch you fixed them

Now you’ve been talking in your sleep, oh, oh
Things you never say to me, oh, oh
Tell me that you’ve had enough
Of our love, our love

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
It’s in the stars
It’s been written in the scars on our hearts
We’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

I’m sorry I don’t understand
Where all of this is coming from
I thought that we were fine
(Oh, we had everything)
Your head is running wild again
My dear we still have everythin’
And it’s all in your mind
(Yeah but this is happenin’)

You’ve been havin’ real bad dreams, oh, oh
You used to lie so close to me, oh, oh
There’s nothing more than empty sheets
Between our love, our love
Oh, our love, our love

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
I never stopped
You’re still written in the scars on my heart
You’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

Oh, tear ducts and rust
I’ll fix it for us
We’re collecting dust
But our love’s enough
You’re holding it in
You’re pouring a drink
No nothing is as bad as it seems
We’ll come clean

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
It’s in the stars
It’s been written in the scars on our hearts
That we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
It’s in the stars
It’s been written in the scars on our hearts
That we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

Oh, we can learn to love again
Oh, we can learn to love again
Oh, oh, that we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

That concludes this weeks installment of Pink lyrics.

The next lyrics that are coming up are from a pop group which a good friend of mine put his nose up at once!

You all know the phrase “our song” when it comes to couples. Well this is our song. The first ever gig we went to together was actually that band at ‘the Brighton centre’

Snow Patrol ‘Chasing Cars’

Snow Patrol ‘Chasing Cars’

We’ll do it all
Everything
On our own

We don’t need
Anything
Or anyone

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

I don’t quite know
How to say
How I feel

Those three words
Are said too much
They’re not enough

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we’re told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that’s bursting into life

Let’s waste time
Chasing cars
Around our heads

I need your grace
To remind me
To find my own

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we’re told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that’s bursting into life

All that I am
All that I ever was
Is here in your perfect eyes, they’re all I can see

I don’t know where
Confused about how as well
Just know that these things will never change for us at all

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Here you have it: Snow Patrol ‘Chasing Cars’ which is as you say ” our song “!

I don’t actually talk that much or that often about my wonderful, brilliant wife. Apart from our boys she is by far the best thing that ever happened to me. Well if she had not happened the boys wouldn’t have happened either so from that point of view she is by far the best thing that has ever, ever happened to me! I can’t begin to tell you how much I love her and what she and the boys mean to me!

So there you have it a very intense, full of love, admiration and adoration Wednesday words this week!


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PR friendly?

What does PR friendly actually mean? I seen this phrase on many a blog I read and I always think there is a fine line between being too friendly & unfriendly.

If you’re too friendly your page ranking will disappear into nothingness and you’ll have lost any integrity you might once have had! To be perfectly honest I am not that interested in page rankings anyway. What means more to me than analytical page rankings, to be included in the tots100 bloggers index, last time I checked I was no. 614!

If you’re unfriendly and have far too many constraints on what you will or wont do or will not write about nobody will want to work with you which basically means you might as well take the bit about “PR friendly” down because you’re clearly not!

So maybe I should put on my blog not “PR friendly” more something like “give me a pitch I’ll see if I like it or not”

The other thing is I still haven’t entirely grasped the concept of are these follow or non follow links. If and when I put a link in one of my posts I just put the website in and that is it. I’m not good with code anyway, I rather just say here is the website go have a look or not, entirely up to you!

So far I only ever done 1 review where I actually got sent something. The other reviews I had done before were just personal taste or a special occasion.

What do you think about this?


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Wednesday Words 24/04/13

Hello again. This weeks Wednesday words starts with lyrics from a German band called ‘Scorpions’. As the lovely Emma @crazywithtwins is on a much needed break to Devon and put up some lyrics on the theme of ‘Holiday’ I thought I do the same. Emma’s Wednesday words you can read here http://www.crazywithtwins.com/2013/04/24/wednesday-words-holiday

The Scorpions – Holiday

Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Exchange the cold days for the sun
A good time and fun
Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Exchange your troubles for some love
Wherever you are
Let me take you far away
You’d like a holiday
Longing for the sun, you will come
To the island without name
Longing for the sun, be welcome
On the island many miles away from home
Be welcome on the island without name
Longing for the sun, you will come
To the island many miles away from home
Away from home
Away from home
Away from home

Here is a nice and slightly unusual live version of “Holiday” by the Scorpions: http://youtu.be/R1_IOW8rjE4

Now to carry on with the theme my Wednesday Word posts have in common here is another Pink song with some rather sad lyrics.

Pink “Long way to happy”

One night to you
Lasted six weeks for me
Just a bitter little pill now
Just to try to go to sleep
No more waking up to innocence
Say hello to hesitance
To everyone I meet
Thanks to you years ago
I guess I’ll never know
What love means to me but oh
I’ll keep on rolling down this road
But I’ve got a bad, bad feeling

It’s gonna take a long time to love
It’s gonna take a lot to hold on
It’s gonna be a long way to happy, yeah
Left in the pieces that you broke me into
Torn apart but now I’ve got to
Keep on rolling like a stone
Cause it’s gonna be a long long way to happy

Left my childhood behind
In a roll away bed
Everything was so damn simple
Now I’m losing my head
Trying to cover up the damage
And pad out all the bruises
too young to know i had it
So it didn’t hurt to lose it
Didn’t hurt to lose it

No but oh

I’ll keep on rolling down this road
But I’ve got a bad, bad feeling

It’s gonna take a long time to love
It’s gonna take a lot to hold on
It’s gonna be a long way to happy, yeah
Left in the pieces that you broke me into
Torn apart but now I’ve got to
Keep on rolling like a stone
Cause it’s gonna be a long long way

Now I’m numb as hell and I can’t feel a thing
But don’t worry about regret or guilt cause I never knew your name
I just want to thank you
Thank you
From the bottom of my heart
For all the sleepless nights
And for tearing me apart yeah yeah

It’s gonna take a long time to love
It’s gonna take a lot to hold on
It’s gonna be a long way to happy, yeah
Left in the pieces that you broke me into
Torn apart but now I’ve got to
Keep on rolling like a stone
Cause it’s gonna be a long long way

It’s gonna take a long time to love
It’s gonna take a lot to hold on
It’s gonna be a long, long, long, long way to happy, yeah
Left in the pieces that you broke me into
Torn apart but now I’ve got to
Keep on rolling like a stone
’cause it’s gonna be a long long way to happy

Here is a video of ‘Long way to happy’ performed live: http://youtu.be/zQH2FFLhef4

That’s it for this week, check back here next week for another instalment of Pink lyrics and the associated youtube video.


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Wednesday words 17/04/13

Another Wednesday, another Wednesday words. Ok it is rather late in the day but hey.

With all that’s been going lately, the death of Baroness Thatcher, the horrendous lowestoft tragedy and last but not least the Boston marathon disaster. Bearing all that in mind I thought I probably shouldn’t be doing too much, therefore there’ll only be one set of lyrics this week and it comes as usual from the ever so wonderful PINK:

This week it’s a song that, to the best of my knowledge, was not released as a single at all:

PINK Ave Mary A

Motorcycle’s in the parking lot
Revving their engines and it just won’t stop
Matches the noise screaming in my head
Houston, I think we got a problem

Where does everybody go when they go?
They go so fast, I don’t think they know
We hate so fast and we love too slow
London, I think we got a problem

And when I think about it
I just can’t think about it
I try to drink about it
I keep spinning

Ave Mary A, where did you go? Where did you go?
How did you know to get out of a world gone mad?
Help me, let go of the chaos around me
The devil that hounds me, I need you to tell me
Child, be still, child, be still

Broken hearts all around the spot
I can’t help thinking that we lost the plot
Suicide bomber and a student shot
Tokyo, I think we got a problem

But for that they have gotta pay
If that don’t kill you then the side effects will
If we don’t kill each other then the side effects will
Cape Town, I think we got a problem

Ave Mary A, where did you go? Where did you go?
How did you know to get out of a world gone mad?
Help me, let go of the chaos around me
The devil that hounds me, I need you to tell me
Child, be still

If the darkest hour comes before the light
Where is the light? Where is the light?
If the darkest hour comes before the light
Where is the light? Where is the light?
Where is the light? Yeah

Ave Mary A, where did you go? Where did you go?
How did you know to get out of a world gone mad?
Help me, help me, let go of the chaos around me
The devil that hounds me, I need you to tell me
Child, be still, child, be still, child, be still

My thoughts go out to everyone who was in the blast radius in Boston, to everyone who helped and volunteered and my most sincere condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives at the Boston marathon!


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wednesday words 10/04/13

Ok so I was going to put up one of my very first short stories I’d ever written this week for Wednesday words. In light of what Emma put in her post for this week I changed my mind. I can’t just put a short story ( I’m not even sure if it is that great anyway ) up when Emma has written something as poignant as this: http://www.crazywithtwins.com/2013/04/10/wednesday-words-fsid-the-lullaby-trust/

So instead I opted for lyrics from a pink song yet again, but first these lyrics:

Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton:

Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would you feel the same
If I saw you in heaven?
I must be strong and carry on
‘Cause I know I don’t belong here in heaven

Would you hold my hand
If I saw you in heaven?
Would you help me stand
If I saw you in heaven?
I’ll find my way through night and day
‘Cause I know I just can’t stay here in heaven

Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees
Time can break your heart, have you begging please, begging please

Beyond the door there’s peace I’m sure
And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven

Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would you feel the same
If I saw you in heaven?
I must be strong and carry on
Cause I know I don’t belong here in heaven

Here is one of the many videos that can be found for this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKlcuEdtGVo

Oh and not forget this video, I haven’t actually had the chance to properly look for the words to this, but please go and watch this video: http://youtu.be/a-Z0IrXDGVA and when you watched it go to this page and have a read: http://sayinggoodbye.org/

I can’t stress enough that it is vitally important that the amazing work of the lullaby trust and ‘saying goodbye’ has to be supported as best we can because they do an amazing job.

If you haven’t heard of the lullaby trust before go on twitter and ask @edspire about it. If you haven’t heard of ‘saying goodbye’ before go on twitter and talk to @bearandspoon about it.

Now as promised we come to the Pink lyrics I chose yet again a fairly somber set of lyrics. The song is called ‘ Sober ‘

I don’t wanna be the girl who laughs the loudest
Or the girl who never wants to be alone
I don’t wanna be that call at four o’clock in the mornin”
Cause I’m the only one you know in the world that won’t be home
Ah, the sun is blindin’
I stayed up again
Oh, I am findin’
That that’s not the way I want my story to end

I’m safe up high, nothing can touch me
But why do I feel this party’s over?
No pain inside, you’re my protection
But how do I feel this good sober?

I don’t wanna be the girl that has to fill the silence
The quiet scares me ’cause it screams the truth
Please don’t tell me that we had that conversation’
Cause I won’t remember, save your breath ’cause what’s the use?
Ah, the night is callin’
And it whispers to me softly, “Come and play”
I am fallin’
And if I let myself go I’m the only one to blame

I’m safe up high, nothing can touch me
But why do I feel this party’s over?
No pain inside, you’re like perfection
But how do I feel this good sober?
Comin’ down, comin’ down, comin’ down
Spinnin’ ’round, spinnin’ ’round, spinnin’ ’round
I’m lookin’ for myself, sober
Comin’ down, comin’ down, comin’ down
Spinnin’ ’round, spinnin’ ’round, spinnin’ ’roundLookin’ for myself, sober

When it’s good then it’s good, it’s so good till it goes bad
Till you’re trying to find the you that you once had
I have heard myself cry, “Never again”
Broken down in agony, just tryin’ find a friend

I’m safe up high, nothing can touch me
But why do I feel this party’s over?
No pain inside, you’re like perfection
But how do I feel this good sober?

I’m safe up high, nothing can touch me
But why do I feel this party’s over?
No pain inside, you’re like perfection
But how do I feel this good sober?
How do I feel this good sober?

So here is the video to the “Sober” by Pink: http://youtu.be/nJ3ZM8FDBlg

So there you have it, my contribition to this weeks Wednesday words. Please support the lullaby trust and saying goodbye! Thank you