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A crime to refuse vaccinations?

In the 1980s, author Roald Dahl reflected on the death of his daughter Olivia twenty years earlier. The open letter is quite devastating but the line that remains in my mind is : ‘It really is almost a crime to allow your child to go unimmunised’. It got me thinking: should we make it a […]

Residential trips: a parent’s guide

There are lots of milestones in the early years of childhood to look out for as a parent. But as they grow older there seem to be less as changes are more gradual. Going away with school is a major milestone for children and parents! My eldest, Matthew, is now 9 and has gone away […]

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels was just that: marvellous!

After a rather busy and stressful half term, I was so excited to have something a little bit different and special to look forward to yesterday: Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels at the Hexagon in Reading. I’ll be perfectly honest: my kids know nothing about Wallace and Gromit but I LOVE the genius of Nick […]

Wallace and Gromit are celebrating #30CrackingYears with a Musical Marvels tour!

I can’t believe Wallace and Gromit are celebrating #30CrackingYears: where has the time gone?! Wallace and Gromit were a major part of my childhood. The skill and creativity of Nick Park and his team is simply enthralling for all ages. (c) and TM Aardman/W&G Ltd. All rights reserved. To celebrate this momentous anniversary, Carrot Productions has […]