Things To Do In Greenwich As A Family

Greenwich is a wonderful pace to base yourself when visiting London, there are so many great things to do in Greenwich as a family on both a day trip or longer stay that it will never fail to disappoint all who come to visit. The list of great things to do in Greenwich as a family starts […]

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Summer 2016 USA Road Trip Planning – Part One

Last night I spent two long hours sat with Mr L getting stuck into some Summer 2016 USA road trip planning and we finally have a date on which we plan to leave the UK (June 20nd 2016), plus a lose route for when we are there. It is, quite honestly, a painful process. While the trip will […]

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Brandon Wagons – A Review

Our Brandon Wagon

Wagons at Camp Bestival are as common as wearing flowers in your hair, they are everywhere. On our first visit to Camp Bestival in 2013 we were still using our BOB Stroller, aka The Beast, so that solved the problem of getting small children around the site, and then last year Little O was still small […]

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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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