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Sian | The Mama Story

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    10 Signs You’re A Parent At Christmas

      1. In the past the Christmas season would be kicked off with a Christmas party held – FAR TOO EARLY – in the first week of December. You would begrudgingly attend the event though…

    4th December 2014
  • Adventures

    The Poppy Line | North Norfolk Railway

    Before we started the journey home we decided to take the trip on the North Norfolk Railway (known as the Poppy Line as it winds through fields of poppies) that we hadn’t been able to a few…

    12th October 2014
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    A windy day at West Runton

    On our last full day in Norfolk we went to West Runton for another beach day. The village of West Runton is a bit more off the beaten track than Sheringham or Cromer. I think…

    10th October 2014
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    Cromer, North Norfolk

    For our second full day we headed to Cromer. Cromer is an old fashioned seaside town complete with a nostalgic inducing Grade II listed pier and a decent stretch of beach. We parked in a ‘stay…

    9th October 2014
  • Adventures

    Barnhouse Holiday Cottages, Norfolk

    In the middle of September we had a lovely four day break in North Norfolk. A sort of continuation of Andy’s 40th celebrations and if it hadn’t been for that then I’m not sure…

    7th October 2014
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    Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

    A couple of Sundays ago we took the girls to Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park as a birthday treat for Seren. We managed to keep it a surprise for her until we got there…

    3rd October 2014
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    Afternoon Tea at Ham Yard Hotel

    I escaped! For an afternoon without children! Some friends and I headed to the newly opened Ham Yard Hotel for afternoon tea and a good, uninterrupted, catch up. You know how I love afternoon…

    8th September 2014
  • Life

    Imogen’s Birth Story

    This is a much shorter story than the 3 part epic tale of her big sister’s birth! As I wrote in the last instalment of my pregnancy diaries, I had a membrane sweep at…

    2nd June 2014
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    Afternoon Tea at the Langham

    Along with crafting, something else that I used to do significantly more often in my pre-motherhood years was visiting various London establishments for Afternoon Tea. Amongst others, I’ve been to the Ritz and the Connaught…

    8th May 2014
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    Out and about in Bude

    Documenting more of our Cornish holiday last month; I did have a list of wet weather activity options to try during our trip but due to the amazing weather we never got to try…

    20th August 2013
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    Court Farm, Bude, Cornwall

    We stayed at Court Farm during our trip to Cornwall, I can’t actually remember how I found it, quite possibly by just googling. It’s in Marhamchurch just outside of Bude in north Cornwall. I…

    21st July 2013