31st October 2018
Blackpool Illuminations

For us Northerners, Blackpool illuminations is a rite of passage. It's a coming of age moment. Right up there with your first Greggs pasty, chip barms and rickets.

I'll not lie, I had high expectations. So much so I may have bigged it up a little too much.

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18th July 2012
The pigeon returns

I'm not sure why our neighbours are struggling to sell their house? It could be that it's over-priced, it might be that the housing market is slow, or it may just be the crazy pigeon chasing neighbour that's scaring away more than just the birds? If it is the latter then I should maybe pop round to apologise.

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19th April 2013
Once Upon a Social Life

I used to have a social life you know. Looking back through the last year or so of my social calendar you could be forgiven for thinking I have delusions of a socialite, but honestly, flick back a little further and you'd discover me out after dark for something other than emergency nappies and Calpol.

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19th January 2014
Fifty Shades of Green

first day at schoolIt never ceases to amaze me how much Sonny has learnt in just four months at school.

Take into account all the daddy facts that needed correcting first and it’s nothing short of a miracle.

He’s learnt how to read. In four months!

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3rd July 2012
Summer Holiday

For two weeks prior to going away we'd been using CBeebies as our blueprint for our summer holiday, little did we know how much had been filmed in Scarborough ... and so began our CBeebies Summer Song pilgrimage!

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30th August 2016
Altomincio Family Park with Canvas Holidays

altomincio-poolOur trip with Canvas Holidays to Altomincio Family Park near Lake Garda was to be a holiday of firsts. First time on a plane; first time abroad; our first proper holiday as a family.

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16th July 2013
Alton Towers

alton towers sonicA couple of weeks ago I saw an advert for Gulliver's World and thought what most people do, lets go to Alton Towers! Lets face it, they don't need to advertise as every other Theme Park does it for them.

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19th November 2014
Post 40 Denial

I have my 40+ health check this week.

It's not helping with my post 40 denial but it'll be fine because I'm sat here drinking herbal tea, and everyone knows that replacing coffee with Chinese green tea for a couple of days can reverse twenty five years of abusing your body.

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10th February 2013
Bloggers to watch in 2013

I received a lovely email on Friday from 'A New Generation'.....blogging award

It's lovely to appear on a list in such good company. I already love following Rock 'n 'Roll Mum and Man in his Pyjamas. Both are brilliant.

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30th August 2016
Altomincio Family Park with Canvas Holidays

altomincio-poolOur trip with Canvas Holidays to Altomincio Family Park near Lake Garda was to be a holiday of firsts. First time on a plane; first time abroad; our first proper holiday as a family.

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