A family summer holiday alphabet (part 1)

The house is currently filled with the sounds of Matilda the Musical as YDS has just started doing some choir lessons at lower school to learn all the songs. If you haven’t seen it, you must, it is surely one of the musical highlights of the last decade. One of the best tunes is The…

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Travel: Summer holiday recommendations

If you’re wondering where to go for your summer holiday, help is at hand. This post is full of inspiration for great destinations, all of them recommended by bloggers who went there last year. From the UK, to Europe, to further afield, there are some fantastic holiday options here. Do click on the individual blog…

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12 Things for families to do on the north Norfolk Coast

California’s northern counties. There are wide sandy beaches that go on for miles, spectacular coastline, abundant wildlife and seaside communities. Norfolk even has surfers! Like the Northern California coast, there’s an untouched ruggedness and tranquility that eventually gets found out by the masses. Dubbed Cotswolds-by-the-Coast because of the amount of Farrow & Ball that has been used in…

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Travel: City breaks

Autumn’s a great time for a city break. The summer heat and crowds are waning and travel and accommodation costs are lower than in peak season. I love exploring a new city – this year I’ve been on trips to Kraków, Berlin and Copenhagen for the first time, and now I want to go back…

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Travel: The big one

This is my last travel round-up for BritMums. I’ve been here since the start, February 2012, reading and sharing your travel posts each month. Sometimes they have been carefully curated pieces, highlighting a small number of chosen travel posts. More often they have been larger, more inclusive collections. For my final post, my last hurrah,…

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