Travel round-up: Christmas treats and winter warmers

January is traditionally the time of year when, according to the TV adverts, we all start thinking about booking our summer holidays. I’m not sure I’m quite that organised this year but thinking about holidays, or even just a day trip, for any time of the year is always a favourite pastime. The selection of…

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Arts & Culture Round-up: What’s in your Christmas stocking?

Sigh….I’ve been thinking a lot about Benedict Cumberbatch recently. Those leonine good looks, that well-balanced voice, his piercing, intelligent eyes….since hearing him dramatise Kafka’s Metamorphosis on Radio 4, he’s been on my Christmas stocking wish-list. Imagine waking up on Christmas Day, to find him at the foot of your bed, reciting Shakespeare’s sonnets……. Perhaps there…

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Politics Round-up; Changes, Childcare Costs and Boobs.

I will start with something I missed last month. Jax at Live Otherwise added her post on the concept of basic income, and her follow up on the same theme to last months linky, and I found it such a fascinating and different idea that I wanted to include them this month. They also inspired…

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Blogging through the tough times

Each month I enjoy putting together this round-up of posts from our parenting blogosphere, posts that are positive and upbeat and inspire us to create, to enjoy and to be. This month I am focusing on the other side of inspirational. There are so many posts out there about the things that are happening in…

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Snapshot Round-up: From London to the Lakes

This month we have a variety of photos from some industrial London scenes to some calm, countryside shots. It’s been really tough to whittle it down to just over a handful of photos and I’m sure I’m still missing some fabulous linkys to search through, but for now I give you March’s Snapshot Round-up. Of…

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