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Archive for August 2019

Holiday 2019: heading south via Gretna Green and Carlisle

Gretna Green was our final place to visit in Scotland. World renowned for marriage elopement, I enjoyed the museum and the whole wedding atmosphere (a wedding party arrived and were getting ready in the car park while we were there). I particularly loved the wedding dresses depicted fashion through the ages. The soppy part of […]

Nanables: create your own tiny town – your world, your way!

Nanables are super cute and teeny tiny (anyone thinking stocking fillers already? if not, how about pocket money treats!) The houses are all very pretty and unique as are the Nanos that live in them. My personal favourite was the Twinkle Twinkle Inn with its purple roof. Anya preferred the Sparkle Day Spa due to […]

Holiday 2019: Callendar Park, Kelpies, Bo’ness and Kinneil

I had high hopes for Callendar Park as it had excellent reviews but I was left a little disappointed. The atmosphere was somehow quite oppressive inside the house although there were things for the children to do such as dressing up and colouring. Many reviews had mentioned outdoor play activities but there was nothing. A […]

The Regret, by Dan Malakin

This is an incredible book but I must start off with a trigger warning as it deals with anorexia. Rachel’s life is back on track. Her stalker is in prison and she has feels in control for the first time in years. Her anorexia is not ruling her life, her work and daughter keep her […]

#Project365 2019 weeks 32 and 33

Our holiday is now a dim and distant memory but I have finally finished going through all my pics so can now be back on track with #Project365 by doing a double-week post (although I haven’t got around to adding to Instagram yet) Day 216: Home at last! Ollie was thrilled to be reunited with […]