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Sri Lanka with Kids

Sri Lanka with Kids

Blink and it’s gone. We always said we’d travel with our kids. Before they were born we went on a long haul trip every couple of years to discover new horizons. The trouble is, when they arrive everything else gets in the…

Kuta Beach House Holiday Cottage Sussex

Kuta Beach House Holiday Cottage Sussex

We’ve just returned from possibly the best holiday cottage I’ve stayed in here in the UK. Ticking all the boxes for me, Kuta Beach House in Bracklesham Bay is a perfect place for a luxury spa break with friends or…

Review: A family tent! Skandika XXL

Review: A family tent! Skandika XXL

A tent? Many, many years ago I swore I would never sleep in a tent again. Far too many wet festivals in a crappy 2 man £20 special from Argos. I still have nightmares about sleeping in puddles. One too…

Fairies this Christmas

Fairies this Christmas

Daisy has just turned 10. Time is flying by. I cherish every day that she still ‘believes in the magic’.

Travel is Education – A Spanish Adventure

Travel is Education – A Spanish Adventure

We have just returned from a fab road trip with kids around Northern Spain. Our adventure, like most travel, has taught us all so many things, so I wanted to share them and give the kids a chance to look back at this post and remember our…

Champagne, pies and hot tubs

We spent last weekend at Elderflower Fields Family Festival at it’s beautiful new home in Ashdown Forest. I’ve written about what quality Sussex family fun the festival is in 2012 and in 2013 about letting our flock fly free and…

The Big Green Bus. We’re all going on a summer holiday…

… no more working for a week or two. Fun and laughter on our summer holiday, for me and you oo oo. ooo oo oo ooooo! Get on board the freedom bus and head to good time city!

Gone but not forgotten

I have been really quite for a week or so as I have been getting over a loss. It sounds ridiculous I know. But anyone who knows us will understand how much we loved the thing we have said goodbye…

Freedom HA HA

Now that we are firmly back in the ‘real’ word of school, work and all that other boring stuff my heart is starting to sink a little. The seasons are changing and someone has already mentioned to dreaded ‘C’ word.…

Term time holidays? What’s a mum to do?

It’s a moral dilemma I’m sure every parent has faced over the years so why did I find it so hard? We have decided to visit my sister next year. She lives on the other side of the world so…

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