Easy Kids Christmas Craft: Handmade Cocktail Coasters

Let’s all admit what Christmas is really about: drinking. So last week when my sometimes-daughter was over, we made some (VERY SIMPLE) coasters. A cinch to make after school, these Fimo-and-glitter beauties will lift the festive fog from too much grog, and add a little charm to that glass of champagne (you know, the one your hangover’s telling […]

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Rainy Days and Easy Kids Craft: Homemade Christmas Wrap

Nice weather this weekend, wasn’t it? Yeah, I know. Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit. I’m boring myself as I write this on Sunday night, so I’m not even going to try to be light-hearted. The rain pisses me off, end of.

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RAIN! Wet Weather Things to Do With Kids in and Near Lewes

The blog has been silent for a week, which these days is a bit unusual. You’re probably not wondering why, but I’ll tell you anyway: it’s because it’s raining. Yes, I am one of those people who becomes quite severely demotivated in every way by wet weather, so no, I am not that suited to […]

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A Lewes legstretch on a rainy day

Hasn’t the weather been appalling over half term? OK, not so much the past couple of days but last Monday specifically? The cabin fever became too much for us, so we hoiked ourselves into waterproofs and walked into town. I kept being asked: ‘Where are we going?’. ‘Nowhere,’ was the answer. ‘We’re just walking.’

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All Rain, No Pain PART 2: Drusillas Park, near Lewes, East Sussex

The sun is finally with us, but we live in the UK so let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s March, not July. Not wishing to be the bearer of any sort of gloom, but it is spring, and rain is still a probable part of our lives. I promised a three-post series of good […]

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All Rain, No Pain – PART 1: Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton

HELLO. Sorry for the silence. I am still alive. I am just very (x 1000) busy. I’m freelance and work-wise, currently the sun is shining. So I’m just making a little hay right now. But it feels like my working life is the only place this is happening. OK, now about this rain… IT SUCKS! […]

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