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Our afternoon with Zippos Circus

On Thursday Zippos Circus rolled into town, and on Friday morning I was amongst a select few taking a peek ...
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Blogger Recognition Award – part 2

I was surprised and delighted to be recently given the Blogger Recognition Award from two people whose writing I admire ...
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Parenting

Parenting is a peculiar thing. When I was in the early stages of pregnancy with Chief, I have a clear ...
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Rock Cakes

Ahhh, rock cakes! They take me right back to my childhood. When everyone else was making beautiful biscuits, butterfly cupcakes ...
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The Snowman Tour Live 2017

The Snowman Tour Live 2017

I love the autumn. The gentle warmth of the sun, the changing colours of the trees, the cooler weather and ...
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Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

I love living in the Midlands. What it lacks in a sea view or mountain range it makes up for with easy ...
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Five Funny Things

Five Funny Things

The summer holidays have been and gone, and with a final flurry of family birthdays, weekends away and days out ...
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The Back To School Essential You Must Not Forget!

It’s nearly that time again (sob). Back to school. I can’t believe that we are two thirds of the way ...
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Things To Do Whatever The Weather

Things To Do Whatever The Weather

We Brits talk about the weather a lot. A lot a lot. Seemingly this can be somewhat confusing for others ...
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