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Giggling Squid Windsor – Review

I had the pleasure of dining at the Giggling Squid in Windsor recently, with a lovely view looking out directly onto Windsor Castle.  The Thai food restaurant opened in Windsor in July 2018 and is one of the latest…

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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.…

A Z Guide Newbury

A to Z Guide – Family Fun around Newbury

Struggling to find something to do in Newbury or it’s surrounding areas of Berkshire?  Check out our A-Z Guide below, of action packed family fun and adventures, in and around Newbury……

Haunted places in West Berkshire

When it comes to the paranormal, I am certainly a skeptic.  Although, whilst plenty of unsolved phenomena exists, can it really be ruled out?  I’ve always been intrigued by ghosts and haunted house stories and have been reading about alledged hauntings here…

Review: Grandma’s Poetry Book by Di Castle

Now here is a book that will pull at your heartstrings.  Prepare to be tearful yet full of smiles and nodding in agreement throughout. Here is my review of ‘Grandma’s Poetry Book’ by Di Castle.…

A (very slow) trip up the road to Oxford

A 24-mile trip to Oxford from Newbury seemed hours away with a car that had caused nothing but trouble the day previous.  That said and with our car full to it’s bursting point as usual, we made our way…