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Summer 2018: Our Bucket List

This summer bring’s a family first for us, our first school summer holiday.  Jack has finished his first full term at pre-school, and we are already speeding through the holidays.  Before Jack broke up from school, I wrote down…

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Bluestone Wales: Our Magical Adventures

Bluestone National Park Resort, a free-range holiday resort, full of adventure for all the family.  From the moment we arrived, until the moment we headed home, Bluestone exceeded all our expectations.  We switched off from the digital world and…

Adventure on the new River Rapids Bus Service - The Love of a Captain Blog

Adventure on the new River Rapids Bus Service

Growing up in London and without a family car, meant routinely travelling by bus.  We were forever jumping on the backend of a Routemaster to get to school, to visit family, to shop and for family days out.…

Day Out With Thomas ~ The Watercress Line

We have two huge Thomas the Tank Engine fans in our house, and so when we heard about Thomas coming to The Watercress Line, we just had to surprise them.  We had been recommended to The Watercress Line by…

Car Maintenance Tips For The Summer

Routine car maintenance is always important, but with the welcoming of summer, it is especially important now.   Seasonal changes can be tough on vehicles as changes in temperature can affect the way they run, especially if it’s an older…

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My Baby Wishlist ~ Updated

With just about 8 weeks to go, thoughts have turned to finishing our ‘To Buy List’ for baby’s arrival.  Here are some of the things on my wishlist that I would love.…

Review: Mothercare Expectant Parent Event

We recently attended our local Mothercare Expectant Parent event in Newbury.   If you haven’t been to one before and wondering whether its worth attending then here is our review.…

My Bucket List before motherhood (in hinesight)

Yesterday morning, I was awakened by the usual ‘I want my breakfast milk’ cry.  ‘What I would do for a lie-in’, I thought.  That gave me the idea for this post.…