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Archive for August 2017

Goodbye England’s Rose…20 years on

1997 holds many memories for me. It was the year of my GCSE results. It was the year my grandmother died. It was the year Diana, Princess of Wales died. I have felt guilty for 20 years. You see, I asked my mum to buy the newspaper with the photos of Diana on holiday. I […]

IoW2017: The Carthouse, Shorwell

We spent ages trying to find somewhere to stay and eventually chose the Carthouse which we booked through Sykes Cottages although it can be booked directly through Westcourt Farm’s website. The Carthouse is just what it says! A former carthouse which has been converted and renovated to make an excellent family friendly place to stay. […]

Not ready to give up on the holiday! Portchester Castle

The car was packed and we set off for the ferry early as we’d seen the queues to travel home when we arrived. No problem this time and we were allowed on an earlier ferry! Anya sobbed the entire journey 🙁 We weren’t ready to give up on the holiday just yet so we drove […]

#MySundayPicture (not a photo this week!)

Usually I link up to Photalife’s #MySundayPhoto linky but this week the picture I have chosen to highlight isn’t an actual photo. This week’s pic relates to my post reflecting on my GCSE results as teens received theirs this week. My definition of success is much broader than just the academic side of life and […]

Shopping extravaganza!

OK so the title is a slight over exaggeration, sorry! I love shopping but tend to shop online in order to avoid dragging the kids around the shops. This week though, I bravely took them out and here is what I got! Here is Anya herself wearing the Twilight Sparkle headband: In addition we also […]