Punting in Oxford

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One summery morning last week, we somehow loaded our little car with what looked like the contents of a Jessops camera shop, along with everything else we need to say alive for three days (it’s a lot). We were off on a bite-sized family staycation. We zipped out of the grey London landscape
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Photoshoot at Dawn

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The dawn crept tenderly over the patchwork fields, climbed up the old stone walls and through the slight crack in our bedroom blinds. The soft light it carried with it was perfect for an impromptu photoshoot that morning. The boys and I had escaped to the countryside yet again; this time, to a b
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Being Mama to a boy

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Without a doubt, being Mama to a small 2.5 year old boy is just the best thing EVER. Grayson is my best friend, my little side-kick, the Buzz to my Woody; and let me tell you, it’s the best feeling on earth when I go into his room in the morning and he sleepily says, “Mummy,
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An Impromtu Picnic |AD

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It was one of those days when I was drowning in emails and my to-do list was longer than my arm, but when Gracie woke from his nap and I asked him what he wanted to do that afternoon, he chirped in a rather excited and high pitched voice, ‘picnic mummy?’ Impromptu picnic?! Well I don
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Beside the Seaside

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I have this ongoing love affair with the British seaside; I suppose it must be deep-rooted in me from having grown up in Torbay, or ‘the bay of dreams’ as its residents call it. So, last week, on the hottest day of the year so far, we all piled into our little car. The air-con was cran
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3 days in Devon | Travel Diary

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It was a late and mellow Sunday afternoon. My husband and I sat coiled on the sofa watching the sunlight crown Grayson’s blonde hair as he looked lovingly down at his newest ‘Hot Wheels’ car. After getting perhaps a little bit over familiar with a bottle of gin we found buried in
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Iceland Travel Diary | ad

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#ad Let’s face it, we’re all creatures of habit. We have a favourite parking spot in the supermarket, a favourite mug, or item on a menu. Our minds are more settled when we’re in well trodden ground. But romance is seldom found in the familiar, which is why sometimes you need to lo
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Fun Fair

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When my little boy woke up from his afternoon nap in his usual groggy mood, I knew one thing that was certain to perk him up instantly. I leant over his cot and asked him if he’d like to go to the fair… …sure enough, he squealed in a very high pitched voice “yeeeeaaaaah”
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