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Lifestyle Memories

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
V&A Paddling Pool
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The Paddling Pool at the V&A

  If you’re in South Kensington soon for the museums and need to cool off – head to the paddling pool in the John Madejski Gardens at the V&A. It’s a bit of a secret (they don’t seem to mention it on their website)…

25th May 2017
The View from the Shard with Chesterton's Polo
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The View from the Shard with Chestertons Polo in the Park

  Champagne tasting whilst hearing about the Chestertons Polo in the Park tournament? At the top of The Shard? Whilst my children are being entertained by party entertainers to Royalty? Oh go on then! Though I skipped the taking my kids part as – regular…

22nd May 2017
London fruit veg PYO
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Fruit & veg picking at Parkside Farm PYO

  Last week, the girls and I went to – what I think is – London’s only ‘pick your own’ farm, Parkside Farm. Parkside grow around 20 different fruits and vegetables for PYO between June and October. It’s only about a mile from us so it’s quite…

21st May 2017
Imogen Turns 3
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Three!

  We had a birthday in the family last week, the smallest one turned three! The passing of the years seems like such a big deal when they are so little, when she turned from one to two it was a goodbye to the…

21st May 2017
Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016
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Another Week in North Norfolk

We had a lovely week in north Norfolk in July. It’s our 3rd holiday there in 2 years – that should tell you something! We have absolutely fallen in love with the area – the beautiful coastline, how family friendly it is and how…

10th May 2017
Postcards from Norfolk
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Postcards from Norfolk

  I’m a bit of a stuck record with posts about holidays in Norfolk – we’ve been there 4 times now in the last 3 years. The area just works so well for us – beautiful beaches, gorgeous market towns, plenty to do in…

8th May 2017
Rainy Bank Holiday Monday
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Rainy Bank Holiday Monday

Well it’s Bank Holiday Monday so it had to rain right? I’m still thinking how lucky we were with the summery weather a few weeks ago and the gardens probably need some rain. We had planned to walk from my inlaws house to Forty…

1st May 2017
World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness, Cumbria
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The World of Beatrix Potter

  Back in the February half-term when we went to stay up in Yorkshire, we hopped over the county border over to Cumbria for a day and visited The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere. I’d always wanted to go there when I was a…

1st May 2017
capel-manor-sisters-april-2017
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Sisters, April 2017

  April has all been about sister time what with the school holidays starting on the 1st April! Though I’ve noticed that Imogen has been a bit frustrated with having to share her home space and there is the usual bickering, they’ve mostly enjoyed…

15th April 2017