Summer

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Spinalonga Boat Trip

Have you read the book The Island by Victoria Hislop? I highly recommend it as a great book for beach reading! I visited the Island of Spinalonga around 19 years ago whilst on holiday in Crete. And spent 2 summers after that, living and working in the town of Elounda, which faced the island. I […]

British Summertime Festival 2015 – Family Day

On Sunday 28th July we went to the family event at the British Summertime Festival 2015 – held in Hyde Park., London. I remember that we went last year and had a lovely day out, so I had suggested that my sis-in-law and family accompany us this year, and I kind of wish I hadn’t! Last […]

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Drayton Manor Theme Park and Thomasland Part 1

We were at a loss as to what to do last Sunday. The weather was okay – well, it wasn’t raining anyway! – so Daddy and I suggested a trip out somewhere. We gave them a few options but it was pretty evident which one would win the vote! Drayton Manor and Thomasland are about […]

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Non-alcoholic Pimms-like drink for kids

Do you, like me, enjoy a little tipple of Pimms when the sun comes out? Whilst the sun was shining this weekend, I decided I fancied a nice, refreshing pimms and lemonade with fruit, so I popped over to the shop to get the ingredients. Then it struck me that I ought to make something […]

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Make your own playdough sunshine picture!

Searching for some sunshine over the wintery months? Then make your own, with playdough! My four year old adores playing with dough, but he is terrible at putting it away properly so we always find dried out lumps of playdough around the house. So we regularly, nowadays, make our own! Today we decided to try […]

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