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Helen Perkins

Two and a half years that taught me lots

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It takes time to meet people

Learning from a friend

Butty scandal scarred me

What is it about pets?

A day when everything was bright and new

Blackpool illuminations get my vote

Who dares to try our quiz?

I don't want to be a kid again

The romance of a train journey

I bet I looked good on the dance floor

The trouble with minor fear

Reality told me to go home

I don't envy Jordan's assets

Education is key to demise of smoking

What is it with the calming coast?

Lipstick made me an artist

Now I'm just like Bradley

My home town fetes weren't as snazzy as Staveley's

Time to face the nightmare

I shall stick with the Frog

A Welsh parallel dimension

Memories to hold on to

There's nothing in it for me


The stress of being a 'mum'

Happy in my hat and sandals

Will Facebook leave us blank?


Make your life unforgettable

He stared at me. I stared back

Keep off this touchy subject


Kissing! That's what matters

Shocked by woolly totem poles

I'll meat you half way

Superkid keeps going

Why daffodils make me cringe


Turn out was just Heaven


A room full of real poets

I've got Fleeting Bambi syndrome

Hugo cured my fear of needles

Leave me out of this romantic madness


Don't mention the N word

A different way of seeing the landscape

Sexism comes in many forms

Swim to clear the decks

A book to exceed expectations

Don't give up on giving up

Be thankful for cold and dark

Rough looking Santa is surreal

It's a victory for the vegetarians in the mouse wars

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