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The Year That Was 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a great evening, whether you decided to celebrate or not. If you’ve been on social media over the last few days, you will have seen an abundance of 2017 round-ups, highlights and #2017bestnine. We all love bit of self-reflection don’t we? Some of us will gush about buying a house, having babies or getting married. Others will reflect on their own personal journey, the people they’ve met and the things they’re grateful for.…

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Life, Thoughts
  • The Only Banana Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

    I love a banana; cereal topped with banana, banana milkshake, banana cake… yes please. In my opinion, they’re at their prime when the banana peel is bright yellow with some brown spots, but much like a ripe avocado, there’s such a small window of time…

  • A Day Trip to Brighton

    I wish I could pinpoint the exact moment when I first fell in-love with Brighton. I’m sure we must have ventured to the pebbled beach as a family during my childhood. Perhaps it was when I was old enough to jump on a train with…

  • Having Fun (and Relaxing!) During Half Term

    The last half term holiday seems like a distant memory now. Quickly approaching though, is the Easter break; I can almost smell the chocolate Mini Egg Shredded Wheat nests! Mmm. The last school break was the first one since starting school in September, that I…

  • 7 Questions To Ask Your Child At The End of The School Day

    We’ve been doing this whole school thing for approximately six months now and if there’s one thing I’ve learnt in that time, it’s that children rarely give anything more than one-word answers about their school day. I’ll pick B up from his grandparents after school…

  • A Cold & Frosty Morning

    So far, 2017, has had more than a frosty morning or two. We’ve had short, dark days. Days where it’s so cold that my car engine just says, “Not today, thank you.” Days where I’m not even sure the sun made it’s way into the…

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