How to avoid these 8 homeowner disasters happening to you

Who on Earth in Their Right Minds Would Buy a New Build?! This is what I asked myself years ago, when entering into the oh-so-daunting overwhelming experience of house hunting for the first time in my life, after the ‘post-university London flat-share/Parisian appartment wonder years’ had come to an end and it was time to grow […]

Ageing, Death, Missing Mojos and Coffee With a Stranger

A few weeks ago, I turned 500 years old. I was supposed to write my annual birthday post, just like I do every year.  It’s usually served as a large slice of humour with a side portion of emotion (such as this 25 Birthday Lessons Learned one)…signature Ab Prab you could say). This birthday, my blog mojo […]

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Hilarious Car and Key Disaster Stories From an Expert

Featured Post Keys. Don’t talk to me about keys! If you’re a regular AbPrab follower you can’t fail to notice how many key disaster stories I have to my name. In fact, my incompetence in the looking-after-the-keys department is so shocking legendary actually shocking was right, it even gets mentioned in my blog bio and social […]

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5 Things People Need to Stop Doing on Twitter!

THIS POST HAS BEEN GIVEN THE FOLLOWING RATING: Sarcasm level: 7/10.  Rant level: 9/10  Why write about what people need to stop doing on Twitter? Nope, it’s not because I want to spread negative energy. It’s not because I’ve morphed into a grumpy old woman who only writes rants…although…there have been a few! Annoying Things […]


#IAmMama (The Late Late Mother’s Day Post)

So it was Mother’s Day in the UK/Ireland last weekend. Translation, one of the days in the year the run up to which sees the parent blogosphere going mad getting busy with Mothering Sunday competitions and posts about parenthood and how much they love their kids. Now, whilst I ran a giveaway myself, it dawned on […]

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Why Introducing Your Child to Marathon Running is a Good Idea

Deirdre Farrugia, 100m & 200m sprinter, Barcelona Olympics, 1992 and Personal Trainer Yep, an actual former Olympic sprinter said those very words to me a few months after I started running. I couldn’t believe my ears (or my legs for that matter).  I was never sporty, you see. Still not. I’m not one of those people […]

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Candid Cuddles 76

Welcome to Candid Cuddles 76 folks Hello Candid Cuddlers! Welcome to #CandidCuddles 76 the happy smiley warm feel good linky. I shan’t lie, I’ve been struggling to feel positive of late. Various stresses (adult life is full of them one way or another right?) and bereavements haven’t exactly helped life mojo or blog mojo so this […]

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Candid Cuddles 75

Welcome to Candid Cuddles 75 folks Welcome to another edition of #CandidCuddles the happy smiley warm feel good linky. So I’m well aware that it probably isn’t overly Spring like where most of our Candid Cuddlers live but I must say Winter is disappearing here in Malta and the birds are singing etc Even my […]

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Bloggers’ Cafe S1 Ep3: Lucky Things Blog

#BLOGGERSCAFE SEASON 1 IS WELL UNDERWAY FOLKS! So I’m back from freezing cold London where I went a week ago to film the remaining episodes of Bloggers’ Cafe Season 1.  I actually can’t believe how willing people have been to travel in and meet Helen and myself not to mention how excited they’ve been to […]

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The Absolutely Prabulous Valentine’s Giveaway!

  THE ABSOLUTELY  PRABULOUS VALENTINE’S GIVEAWAY January whizzed by and before we knew it, February arrived. You know what that means? Yep, Valentine’s Day is around the corner!  I want to do something purely to give back to my wonderful supportive followers from the country I’ve called home for the last eleven years, MALTA of course! […]

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