About Charly Dove

Charly Dove is a digital specialist, multi-award nominated blogger and photographer with 20 years experience in the marketing industry. She blogs at parent & lifestyle blog PODcast (http://www.podcastdove.com) and adventure & family travel blog POD Travels (http://www.podtravels.com). Charly lives in Surrey with her husband and daughter.

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Snapshot Round-up: My view

The response to the “My View” theme for the BritMums Snapshot Round-up has been superb so thank you to those of you that shared your images. We had over a hundred in all. What a great way to combat the darker evenings with a look back at some of the highlights from the holidays. Of […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Blue

There was a lot of love for the Blue theme in the BritMums community this month, not just from overseas trips during the school holidays but here in Blighty too. Don’t forget if you enjoy taking photographs, you can also join in with #SnapHappyBritMums over on Instagram. You can find the prompts for April here. […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Out & about

First of all thank you so much to everyone that submitted a photo this month. We had over 150 submissions from the BritMums community for this round-up. It just goes to show how much we enjoy being in the great outdoors, especially now spring is upon us. Isn’t it great seeing all the colour appearing?  Kicking […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Winter wonders

The most amazing thing happened recently, snow arrived in Surrey. It was an epic moment for our six year old as she’d never seen snowflakes fall from the sky before. She likened them to giant white bees and was truly mesmerised as we headed home that evening. She marvelled at the prospect of building her first snowman, […]

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Snapshot round-up: Magnificent autumn days

It feels like we’ve had the most amazing autumn doesn’t it, those colourful hues holding on just that bit longer. The uncharacteristically warm weather has enabled the parenting community to get out there and really embrace it too. We’ve seen many wonderful photographs recently – thank you so much for sharing them.  Kicking off this autumnal extravaganza is […]

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Snapshot round-up: Capturing the seasons

There are daffodils aplenty, the birds are singing and we’re seeing buds appear on the trees. The days are longer, the yearned for blue skies bring a smile to our face and we shout “lambs” whenever we pass a field. Spring has most certainly sprung and we’re full of joy as a result.  The crazy weather we’ve recently experienced […]

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Snapshot round-up: Christmas nostalgia

It seems such a long time ago already since we proudly watched our children in their school plays, shared dreams with Father Christmas and hung last year’s decorations on our trees. A bout of mild weather encouraged us to explore the great outdoors – with not a hat or pair of gloves in sight. Then there […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Taking time out

Half-term provided the BritMums community with the perfect opportunity to blow away a few cobwebs and then of course came Halloween. Any excuse to get outdoors and explore, we were there.  It seems only fitting we kick this month’s round-up off with a photograph from outgoing BritMums Editor Marianne Weekes who blogs at Mari’s World. We wish her […]

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Snapshot round-up: Autumn delights

This time of year is just glorious. Stunning red, orange and yellow hues coupled with the brightest of blue skies. Even with the notable chill in the air, it’s a joy to be outdoors and breathe in the fresh air. Thank you to everyone that’s shared photographs for the Autumn round-up, there have been, and […]

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Snapshot round-up | Summer holidays

There’s such a fantastic vibe within the parenting community at this time of year. The end of the school term marks start of some serious fun whether it be at home, around the UK or abroad. It’s always great to see what everyone is up to and this time is no exception.  Kicking off this month’s snapshot round-up is […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Making the most of half-term

There’s an infectious vibe surrounding the half-term period. It’s wonderful to see the BritMums community really make the most of it whether having fun here or venturing overseas.  Kicking off this month’s crop of photographic gorgeousness is The Boy And Me with this gem taken at Oxwich Bay. They absolutely picked the perfect day for a barbeque and sandcastles.  Also beach bound […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Sunshine

How great is it to have some sunshine? It’s almost as if we’ve woken up from a long slumber and realised it’s time to play! The lighter evenings are wonderful and provide us with the perfect opportunity to fire up the BBQ, sample ice-cream or grab a cheeky Pimm’s. Long may these warmer climes and our love […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Spring

There’s something special about this time of year. Whether it’s birds chirping, lambs bleating or blossom appearing, we certainly have a spring in our step. Perhaps it’s the warmer weather and looking up to see the brightest of blue skies. One things for sure, we really love Spring.  Kicking off the Snapshot Round-up this month is Globalmouse with […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Half-term fun

There’s always such enthusiasm in the BritMums community when half-term arrives. It provides the perfect opportunity to get out, blow away the cobwebs and have some good old fashioned fun!  It was quite a task choosing photographs for the Snapshot round-up this month, so many of you really made the most of your break! It’s brilliant to see so many heading […]

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Snapshot Round-up: New Year Delights

The first month of 2015 has disappeared in a flash as it so often does. What a perfect opportunity therefore to celebrate what’s been making us smile in January. This brilliant photo of Just a Normal Mummy with her ‘Wally Bubbas’ absolutely has to kick-off the Snapshot Round-up. Hard to believe this little man is now six weeks old. Mummy […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Happy Holidays

It’s that wonderful time of year when the parenting community takes a break from routine and adopts the role of magic maker. There’s nothing better than seeing the happiness of a child when they’re decorating a tree, visiting Father Christmas or relishing in Christmas Day itself. This month’s Snapshot Round-up is all about the holidays and capturing joy. Kicking us off is […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Capturing Light

We love the warm glow that Autumn brings. Even with a chilly undertone, it’s a favourite time of year for many. While the trees cling to the last of those leaves, we see the light change. The lush green fields resemble postcards and the sky brings a brightness we crave come the end of the day. […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Halloween fun

Whether you’re a witch, a skeleton or a ghost, there’s a lot of fun to be had dressing up for Halloween. So many amazing characters on display this year too, from the utterly brilliant to the downright scary! There’s no denying the BritMums community loves getting into the spirit of Halloween in some way or another. This month’s Snapshot […]

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