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Back to School Essentials with Asda

We always leave our ‘Back to School’ shopping until the last minute. That way we have had a chance to…

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Surviving your Child’s First Day at School

This September marks not only my eldest daughter’s very last first day in school, but also my youngest daughter’s first…

Grand Medieval Joust at Bolsover Castle

I have been fortunate enough this summer to have spent some wonderful days out with my children. One of the…

A Day in the New Forest

The New Forest As part of our Summer Road trip, my family and I made a return visit to one…

Fossil Hunting and Exploring the Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast The Jurassic coast in the South of England is one of those locations on our ‘must visit’…

20 Medieval Words We Should Bring Back!

Just for fun! I’ve compiled a top 20 list of medieval words we should bring back, just because they’re awesome…

Beeston Castle – Clash of Knights!

One way in which we have sought to save some pennies this summer is to become English Heritage members. For…