THE POO WON'T DO!

Right, as of this morning’s school run, I have officially had enough. I have a problem: I’m really sick of walking anywhere in the otherwise beautiful town of Lewes and having to dodge dog shit. Please don’t get me wrong, I love, love, love dogs, and we would dearly love to have one one day, but I […]

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Easy Camping and Good-for-Them Pizza

A couple of weekends back some girlfriends and I took our kids to Canfields, a Feather Down Farm in Horsham, West Sussex, for a weekend of ‘glamping’ (I dread this word, as I mentioned in my post 18 months or so ago about Mount Harry near Lewes, so as then I would rather here describe it as […]

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Innovative Adventuring: The Big Parks Project, Peacehaven, Sussex

It’s plain embarrassing that I’ve taken so long to get to the Big Parks Project in Peacehaven, Sussex – I’ve known about it since its conception, thanks a friend who has been doing all the copywriting for it. So I should really have been at the opening celebrations, which she kindly invited me to.

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Food for the Fam: Homemade Ovenbaked Chips

Another recipe that you all no doubt know: homemade oven baked chips. They’re so easy it is almost criminal to write them up, but I’m going to anyway because while we were away this summer, I made them for a friend’s kids and she (and they) were marvelling over them. What I like about them […]

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How to Pocket Free Money for Your Kids

Bit of a curveball post this, but its title is no joke. It’s about something called KidStart and I’ve long wanted to write a recommendation of it, because there’s no trickery and no small print and no catches: it is, plain and simple, actual free money for your children. Basically, KidStart is an online portal that you sign up for […]

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Waterside Nostalgia: Bewl Water Country Park, Lamberhurst, Kent

There was an actual Sun-day a couple of weeks back, remember it? I am weakly trying to pun the last day of the week – by that I mean, that it was a Sunday and it was actually sunny. Feeling energised, we went to Bewl Water in Kent, as a way to have a family day and get my husband’s […]

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