The Benefits of Tailor-Made Holidays
Mar11

The Benefits of Tailor-Made Holidays

What’s your standard holiday format? Do you go for a package deal and follow the suggested where-to-go-and-what-to-do? Or do you wing it yourself and figure it out when you get there? Have you ever weighed up the benefits of tailor-made holidays? Personally we tend to wing it, and with a lot of research usually arrive with a folder containing a list of things we’d like to see and do. But I’m also aware that time and...

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5 Reasons For A Caravan Holiday | Campbell Caravans
Mar10

5 Reasons For A Caravan Holiday | Campbell Caravans

I know, caravan holidays might not appear to be everyone’s cup of tea.And yet, caravanning has been making a stealthy comeback in recent years – More than 2 million people take holidays in caravans and motorhomes every year. Deciding to invest in a caravan though – that can be quite a big decision. It might be you already know and love caravanning – perhaps you were brought up on it, and have fond...

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The Woe of Bloody Pot Holes in Dorset (and Surrey, apparently!)
Mar04

The Woe of Bloody Pot Holes in Dorset (and Surrey, apparently!)

I live in a small rural town in Dorset – in the most northern, most sparsely inhabited, not-the-bit-where-the-money-is part of the county.I live in the bit where tractors drive, and there are only a few A roads which carry all the traffic (which is moving from elsewhere in the country to the bit-where-the-money-is part of the county, obviously). You can imagine that potholes are a constant hazard to watch out for when driving...

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Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals
Feb25

Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals

Shopping with teens isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be complicated either. If your teens are trying to look stylish on a shoestring student budget, or want to make their salary stretch a little further, there are lots of ways you can help. Firstly, encourage them to shop in the right places. Look for seasonal sales, student outlets, and discount stores. With that in mind, here are our three favourite style bargains: Pretty...

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Witness for the Prosecution Review 2020 cast
Feb14

Witness for the Prosecution Review 2020 cast

Honestly, I wasn’t sure about Witness for the Prosecution. It’s a courtroom drama written in 1925. Can it possibly still be taut with tension? Entertaining? Relevant? Oh my goodness yes. We headed to London’s South Bank for our Witness for the Prosecution Review 2020 cast a couple of weeks ago, on one of our regular treats of a child-free night away to do something new. And frankly, we were utterly mesmerised from...

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Bucket List Family Holidays You Should Take In 2020
Feb14

Bucket List Family Holidays You Should Take In 2020

Have you thought about Bucket List Family Holidays? Yes, me too. The trouble is though, once you have a family, your annual holiday can become a little bit… samey, doesn’t it? Just getting everyone packed and away becomes a challenge – so once you know what works, it becomes an easy thing to just keep doing the same. Maybe you’re a ‘go somewhere hot and flake out gratefully for two weeks’ person. Or...

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