Dorky Mum

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Dorky Mum
I'm Ruth Dawkins - a 30 year old Scottish woman, currently living in Hobart, Tasmania with my husband and four year old son. My blog is about parenting, politics, photography, travel... and anything else that takes my fancy.
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  • The Best Last Lines in Literature 3 days ago The Washington Post recently published a ‘best last lines in fiction’ article, and it was exactly as predictable as you’d expect. Great Gatsby, Catcher in the Rye (which I adore, but still…), Grapes of Wrath, Gone with the Wind, Huckleberry Finn, The Sun Also Rises etc etc. A veritable...
  • 2019: A Year for Building Community 6 days ago If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you’ll know that I always choose a word to guide me through the year. Previous picks include Learning, Courage, and Focus… but after a few weeks of reflection my choice for 2019 is Community. In late January we lived that word to its absolute fullest...
  • Book Review: Spacekid iLK: Invasion 101 2 months ago A few weeks ago, DorkySon was lucky enough to be sent a new illustrated novel to read and review. Spacekid iLK: Invasion 101 by author and illustrator Andrew Hammond. See what he has to say below… This book is about iLK – a kind of alien called a Glubwark from the planet Glub. iLK’s Dad...
  • Travels Part 3: Helsinki and Home 3 months ago On our penultimate day in Edinburgh, I was woken at 6am by a soft, rustling sound in the hallway. It wasn’t, as I first thought, a wee mouse. It was DorkySon tip-toeing around the flat, gathering his belongings, and starting to pack. It seemed that he was ready to keep moving. In the cab to […]
  • Travels Part 2: Edinburgh 3 months ago It was time to leave Harris for the second part of our trip: a week in Edinburgh, followed by a few days in Helsinki, and then the long, long journey home. We’d said our goodbyes, stuffed things back into our bags, and negotiated the notoriously tricky security line at Stornoway Airport. We were...

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