Abbey Pumping Station entrance

Abbey Pumping Station

Abbey Pumping Station Nestled next to the National Space Centre, the Abbey Pumping Station in Leicester is a delightful attraction ...
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SockyWocky poster


SockyWocky The saying goes, let your imagination run wild, and that is certainly what nine year old Safin is founding ...
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Collage of flowers

Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List I’ve had an annual summer reading list for possibly the last 30 years. Ever the bookworm I ...
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Yellow buckets

Chief’s Summer Bucket List 

A couple of months ago (on my birthday to be precise) I shared on Instagram stories that I felt the ...
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Clock faces


Time has stopped me in my tracks this weekend. The realisation that I have two sons hurtling towards their seventh ...
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Buildings at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Ten Things That Make Me Happy

Ten Things That Make Me Happy I was tagged by the lovely Heidi over at Southern Mummy to write about 10 ...
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Peas on bread

Pea Thing

Pea Thing Yes, you read that right, I really have decided to call this ‘Pea Thing’. On the back of a ...
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Hover fly on a white flower

#30DaysWild – Week Four (plus one)

I cannot believe that we’re already in July and the #30DaysWild challenge has finished for the year! We have thoroughly ...
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Thank you cake

For The Love Of Cake – bakerdays

For The Love Of Cake – bakerdays Have you ever wondered what it would be like to send a cake ...
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#30DaysWild – Our Big June Challenge

#30DaysWild – Our Big June Challenge

#30DaysWild – Our Big June Challenge This year I have been delighted to have been involved with the #30DaysWild challenge ...
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Green doodle notebook

Doodle Notebooks

Doodle Notebooks Anyone who knows me personally will know that I love stationery. I love to write on paper, even ...
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Sunset over fields in Warwickshire

30 Days Wild – Week Three

We have continued our #30dayswild adventures this week with some lovely walks and observations. So, here is our week three ...
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Peace Love Yoga by YogaBellies yoga mat

Peace, Love and Yoga: My Evening with YogaBellies

Peace, Love and Yoga: My Evening with YogaBellies Last week I was invited along to a YogaBellies class by Silvia ...
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Apples on tree

30 Days Wild – Week Two

You may be aware by now that I am involved with the #30dayswild project this year (you can read my ...
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Bright blue polo shirt on boy

Revamping my fabrics with DYLON

Revamping my fabrics with DYLON I’m sure that I can’t be the only person who, after a few washes of ...
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