SURVIVING LEGOLAND

SURVIVING LEGOLAND

Lego. It’s everywhere. Under the sofa, in the car, in the dog’s bed, embedded in the sole of your bare foot. Every day, these pieces of plastic are leaving subliminal messages in your child’s mind. “Take me to Legoland. Take me to Legoland. Take me to Legoland”. It’s easier just to give in...

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IT'S CHRIIIIISTMAS!

IT'S CHRIIIIISTMAS!

I’m a sucker for Christmas, I ruddy love it! It’s the one time of year when everyone does their best to be jolly, see friends that haven’t been seen for donkeys and merriment radiates everywhere. Wizard and Slade soundtrack every shop, gloves and scarves are worn despite balmy days and food we wouldn't dare touch any other time of year is stuffed into our rosy cheeks - mince pie with your July picnic madam? To me, and many, such tradition and festivities offer a familiarity that is heart-warming and cosy.

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HELLO OCTOBER

HELLO OCTOBER

Pinch, punch and all that… it’s October. How the hell did that happen? Feels like September was only yesterday…

Behind December (ooh Santa/beer!), October is possibly my favourite month of the year for a number of reasons. It’s Edie’s birthday month (woo hoo – bouncy castle!), we get those beautifully crisp days when the sun is low and trees are illuminated with a glow that calls for countless #nofilter photographs, there’s the spook of Halloween and it’s that in-between month when we can reintroduce scarves and our favourite coat back into the mix... dreams.

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PASTURES NEW

PASTURES NEW

With George in London today, there was sadly no regular weekend family excursion to be had, so Edie and I needed something to fill our Saturday afternoon. With the weather looking fine despite the imminence of crisp autumnal air, I decided we needed to be outside and wanted to explore somewhere new.

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