Culture Differences

After receiving my green card to work in the United States, I landed a job in an office and was keen to see the differences in culture between the United Kingdom and the new country I now considered home. [ Read More ]

My First Time Camping… As an Adult

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We all remember camping as a kid. A nice weekend with the family, the outdoors, and great memories. [ Read More ]

Dog Talk

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When I first adopted my dog I used to joke around with friends that it was like I adopted a teenager who didn’t speak English, because I know what he wants, but have no idea what he’s saying. [ Read More ]

I Like Your Shirt [VIDEO]

Mikey describes a girl he had a crush on and all the opportunities he had to talk to her, all of which were ruined. [ Read More ]

Temper, Temper

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Unfortunately when it comes to golf, Jim can let his temper get the best of him. Luckily, he has his best friend Matt to help him out. [ Read More ]

Help From My Friends [VIDEO]

Emily is having a rough time. She’s tired, exhausted and can’t seem to even make a cup of chocolate milk right. Luckily, as described in this story, her friends are there to help. [ Read More ]

Lost in Thought

One day while eating lunch, I noticed my four-year-old, Alex, staring out the window. He sat motionless in a pensive daze, completely transfixed on something in the back yard. I looked out there to see what was so captivating. Nothing in particular caught my eye. [ Read More ]

Mothers And Their Rules

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Most mothers have two sets of rules for their kids: universal rules like “don’t touch the oven, don’t play in the street” and custom tailored rules like “don’t call your sister a boy, don’t touch the dog’s face.” [ Read More ]

Stubbed Out Cookie

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Having just celebrated my first week as a non-smoke, I was feeling very proud. Sitting down in a café, I ordered a coffee and put all thoughts of a cigarette out of my mind. [ Read More ]

My New Year’s Resolution and TV

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January 3, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, as the turning of the calendar seems to be a time for introspection, I thought this year I might assess my relationship with TV.  [ Read More ]

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