Food: Best Wines to Serve with Christmas Meats

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… But is your wine cellar bursting with wine to drink with your lovely plump goose (or duck, or turkey)? Christmas is the time to push the boat out and serve those wines you’ve been saving ‘for a special occasion’ or failing that hunt down some gems from your favourite wine merchant. Online…

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Madagascar the Musical comes to Brighton

Just a quick post to let you know that a very theatrical experience is coming your way, definitely one for fans of singing animals – Madagascar the Musical! This is one of my absolute favourite animated films and I can’t wait to see how it translates to live theatre! I know the kids will love it too, as they love…

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6 ways to save and make money this Christmas

Christmas is sneaking up on us, and as we fast approach the beginning of December, many parents will have their minds solely focused on the month ahead and what that may mean for their finances. December is traditionally an expensive month. You have Christmas, of course, but there is everything else that goes along with it. The days out or…

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Festive gifts for Wine and Gin lovers!

Christmas is approaching, and like many people, you may have a feeling of rising panic that starts to mount when you think of present buying. What about all those people you need to buy for and how are you going to get them something different and unique this year? Don’t resort to vouchers again. Go old-school and get a really thoughtful…

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Christmas at Marwell 2018

A few days ago we got right into the festive spirit with a trip to Marwell Zoo for their Christmas Experience. It didn’t disappoint and was the perfect way to kick start the Christmas season, though I definitely will not be putting up our decorations until December don’t you worry! Both Athena’s school and Arlo’s preschool have started the countdown…

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Travel: Athens in four days

Greece is one of the most popular European destinations on any travellers bucket list, but of course, there are plenty of cities and towns that you can see there – so how are you supposed to decide where to go? Well, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the entire world, and shouldn’t be missed if you’re going to…

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Festive gift ideas for Couples & Home

Aunts and Uncles, Your Brother and Sister in law, maybe even your mum and dad – all the gifts I’ve collated here should give you plenty of ideas! I often find it hard to find presents for people who live together especially if i’m more friendly with one over the other.  I’ve put together a few ideas for some inspiration…

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My Tattoos and would I ever get them removed?

I’ve got a fair few tattoos now, I’m not covered in them by any means though. If I was wearing a long sleeved top you probbaly would only see the ones on my fingers, and even then they would be easily covered with rings mostly. But I’m not done yet (sorry Mum!) I already know what my next two tattoos…

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