Young families in the Brecon Beacons – don’t miss Dan yr Ogof
Oct09

Young families in the Brecon Beacons – don’t miss Dan yr Ogof

Dan yr Ogof (‘dan ear Roh-goff’ in case you were wondering) is the National Showcaves Centre for Wales. Located at the edge of the Brecon Beacons, and it’s a must-visit for any families visiting the Welsh National Park.But don’t make the mistake of thinking this is just a place where you go wander round some caves. No no no, silly. This is a whole day out for the family – and if you have younger kids...

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We’ve landed you a 15% Forest Holidays Code for October!
Oct05

We’ve landed you a 15% Forest Holidays Code for October!

One of these days I’m actually going to get to stay in a Forest Holidays lodge – it’s long overdue, I’ve been lusting after a stay in one for years. But just maybe this will finally be my year; we’ve nabbed you a Forest Holidays Code worth up to 15% off the cost of ANY holiday during October 2018.  Book a 4-night midweek break and save 15%, or go for the weekend and save 10% on 3-night breaks this October. You’ll also enjoy free early...

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Spotted: Copper Thermos Food Flask
Oct03

Spotted: Copper Thermos Food Flask

It’s that time of year again – it may still be warm, but there’s a briskness in the air which is crying out for some soup – and obviously a Thermos food flask. I know, I know. It’s not glamorous. It makes no attempt to woo you with it’s pretty wiles (though I’ll say unashamedly here and now that that copper colour is damned fine looking). And yet – nothing beats the Thermos Food Flask....

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Peak District holiday cottages – Shawside Farm |  Review
Sep29

Peak District holiday cottages – Shawside Farm | Review

We feel your pain – if you’re looking for Peak District holiday cottages and you’re vaguely fussy, then it can be tricky, and you need to be booking ahead. With more then 10 million visitors a year to our second smallest national park, there’s stiff competition to nab the best holiday cottages during peak season! NB – the law says I have to tell you that cottages.com provided half the cost of the cottage...

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Breville Hot Cup – What WE Say…
Sep27

Breville Hot Cup – What WE Say…

I’ve been trying to write a review of the Breville Hot Cup for days and I’ve found it really hard. Because I assume you want to know more than “It’s great! Buy one!” But it really is great. And it’s really simple too, so there’s actually not that much to say. It arrived, I took it out of the box and, because I’m impatient, went for the “Quick Start” instruction card rather...

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GIVEAWAY! Win a Beautiful Parisian Hatbox Bouquet from Bloom Magic!
Sep19

GIVEAWAY! Win a Beautiful Parisian Hatbox Bouquet from Bloom Magic!

Bloom Magic are a fabulous Irish flower company who’re now over here – and they’re making a big splash. I’m a HUGE fan of their delicately coloured or vibrantly energetic arrangements – the careful floristry design shows in their intricate and lavish hand-tied bouquets. And I particularly love that they source their flowers locally when possible, and have designed packaging that produces as little waste...

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