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Splashing around: Britain’s best outdoor swimming pools

Splashing around: Britain’s best outdoor swimming pools

| March 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

There’s something about visiting an outdoor pool in the UK that evokes feelings of nostalgia. As spring is definitely upon us, I have started to think about trips out with the children, taking advantage of our beautiful outdoors.  It’s probably because so many of us learned to swim in outdoor pools or remember visiting them as children. Now, many of them have closed down as more and more of us head to warmer foreign climes for our holidays. But, the ones that still remain are perfect for splashing about in with your little ones. Here are just some of the best: Continue Reading

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Far Flung Adventures: Travelling with Children

Far Flung Adventures: Travelling with Children

| December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

This is a featured guest post talking about how travelling further afield does not have to stop once you have children.  Tall Dad and I visited Thailand before we had children, and we would love to be able to share those kinds of holidays and experiences with our girls, definitely food for thought.

When you’re a young, carefree singleton or even one half of a youthful couple, the world seems like your oyster. You can be sitting in the pub one winter evening, wallowing in the warm glow of beer, comfortable seats and good conversation when the thought of Paraguay or Lithuania enters your head and gets the same reception as if you were mulling over whether to get an extra packet of crisps or not. Continue Reading

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Guest Post : Arts and Culture in Bristol

Guest Post : Arts and Culture in Bristol

| November 26, 2013 | 5 Comments

A great guest post for you today, I’ve had a fab time searching for the Banksy’s on the street Art Map.

Bristol is known for being one of the most culturally prolific cities in the UK. It has been the home of important UK music scenes including trip hop and drum and bass, and produced many influential British bands including Portishead, The Pop Group, Roni Size and Massive Attack. On the arts side, it has a thriving theatre scene and is home to the famous Bristol Old Vic (currently under the artistic direction of Kevin Spacey). It has a strong community arts scene, various museums and galleries and is known for its street artists – most famously Banksy among others. Continue Reading

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Royal Caribbean : What’s on offer, on a cruise ship at night

Royal Caribbean : What’s on offer, on a cruise ship at night

| November 13, 2013 | 6 Comments

This will be my final post, about life aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise I took last month.  I really hope that I have covered any questions that anyone might have had about cruising.  I think it really changed my perception of cruising, and I was amazed how many different nationalities were aboard, and how far-ranging the age groups were.  Young families, groups of friends, huge family groups, couples and singles, it really was very mixed. Continue Reading

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