Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Are you a fellow fallophobe? This one's for you...

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash
It's not often I get to use my degree. Probably for the best, seeing as I went to uni a very long time ago. But my annual fallophobia* is back. And this year I'm putting my studies to good use and doing something about it.

*silly word I made up for the fear of autumn


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Thursday, 31 August 2017

A review and a rant | Calcot Manor spa day


Yesterday, I visited the spa of dreams: Calcot Manor. A luxury hideaway in the Cotswolds, this place has it all.

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Review | Giffords Circus 2017 'Any Port in a Storm'


You know something's become an annual summer tradition when your kids ask about it repeatedly throughout the winter months. And when one of the catchphrases in your house is 'I've got a lolly!' that tradition can only mean one thing: Giffords Circus.
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Friday, 4 August 2017

Food | A Francophile's perfect picnic


We’re off to France later this month where we’ll be spending a week at Eurocamp as a family of seven. Euros are being hoarded for what will inevitably be a huge ice cream budget but with that many hungry mouths to feed we’ll be picnicking on the beach rather than tucking napkins in for some fine dining.

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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

How to find your lost cat

how to find lost cats

In 2016, when we first got the kittens, I had no idea we'd ever be in the position of scouring the streets for one of them. lose one of our (now) cats. In the panic, I didn't really know where to start so now that she's back (phew!) I've written this post on how to find your lost cat, for anyone else finding themselves in this horrible position.
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Friday, 21 July 2017

11 ideas for summer holiday family fun in Bristol

Photo by Mikael Cho on Unsplash




That's it! School is over for another year and summer is finally here. Complete with horrible driving rain. Plus ça change. So what will we be doing over the next six weeks? Here are our summer holiday plans.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Summer travel | Bloomfield Yurt camping, Dorset

bloomfield yurt camping dorset review

A couple of weeks back, we spent the weekend in Dorset under canvas. I KNOW! For this review, I'll hand over to Mike who'll tell you all you need to know about yurt glamping at Bloomfield Camping in Dorset...
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