A Week In July (Including Vlog)

Project Wanderlust Vlog

Well I’ve gone and made a YouTube video haven’t I…A Week In July After posting this introduction to Project: Wanderlust video I got the bug. So for the last week in July I decided to film our everyday lives in preparation to begin my vlogging career (watch our Hannah Maggs – I joke!). It was a lot more fun, […]

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Camp Bestival 2015 In Photos

After a weekend spent at the busiest Camp Bestival ever we are now home, clean and rested ready to reflect on all the fun we had this weekend. I’m sure there’ll be a full Camp Bestival 2015 post and blog coming up soon, but for now I just wanted to share my memories though Camp Bestival […]

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Tiddler At The Leicester Square Theatre

We have been fans of The Leicester Square Theatre since seeing Stick Man there two Christmases ago, so were very excited when invited back this summer to see Tiddler And Other Terrific Tales live on stage. The Leicester Square Theatre The venue itself is perfect for children’s shows; with its informal vibe and intimate setting The […]

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Visiting Bethune

Sometimes during a family trip there is one moment that your treasure above all others.  While I found the Battle of Boars Head Memorial Service moving and emotional, it was the evening we spent visiting Béthune straight after that I will hold dear. Béthune isn’t really anything special, just your typical Northern French town, but we had the most wonderful family evening […]

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Through Their Eyes…

through their eyes

While pregnant with my first daughter I spent many hours thinking about what type of mother I wanted to be. Would I obsess over the little things? Or would I let them be free to make their own mistakes? Would people think I had my life together? Or judge me for being a younger mum? […]

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A Family Holiday To Kos

Kipriotis Hotel Kos

After a rough year our family holiday to Kos was much-needed. Desperately need in fact. We were craving time as a foursome, space to stop, breath and reconnect. Stepping off the plane, letting the hot sticky air hit my face and fill my lungs, I knew this would be where we find that time we so […]

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Remembering The Battle Of Bores Head

On June 30th 1916 a group of soldiers were sent into a battle with the sole intention of providing a diversion for the events planned for the following days.  The boys of 12th and 13th Battalions of the Royal Sussex Regiment, some barely out of their teens, were sent over the top of their trenches, most for […]

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Could You Live In A Hotel?

Sat looking at the destruction my new juicing obsession had created in my kitchen I began to wonder what life would be like with staff. Would I be able to embrace the whole upstairs/downstairs way, relaxing over breakfast as I contemplated my day ahead, or would the whole concept of being waited on be uncomfortably weird? I’m not really sure […]

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Exploring Kos By Car In A Day

Exploring Kos by car is the easiest way to ensure you see all this that small, yet perfectly formed, island has to offer. At only 26 miles long exploring Kos by car can be a one day affair. Taking just 50 minutes to drive  from east to west and 20 minutes to travel north to south you […]

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Summer 2015 Bucket List

Summer 2015 Bucket List

We worked out this morning there were only 12 days of school left this year, how the summer holidays have arrive so quickly I’ll never know, it feels only yesterday we were buying new lunch boxes and retrieving ties from the back of the wardrobe. Yet here we are, on the cusp of six blissful […]

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