Canon 1300D — A review

The perfect camera for a blogger.  There.  That is my review of this camera.  The shortest review ever.  But honestly, it is. When I got the email from Mumsnet asking if I wanted to apply for the chance to review the Canon 1300D I couldn’t reply quickly enough.   You see I have a camera, one

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Homemade Jaffa cakes

I don’t even really like Jaffa cakes if I am honest.  Not since I worked for a VAT consultant in 1991 and the whole “for VAT purposes are they a cake or a biscuit?” debate kicked off (biscuits with chocolate on them are subject to VAT, cake is not and McVities claimed they were a

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#GBBO inspired lemon drizzle cake

So here is the thing.  I can’t cook.  I have said it before and I will keep saying it again.   What I do have though are gadgets that do things for me so I can produce results that make it look like I can cook.   Which is why I have decided to join

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Lavenders blue, dilly dilly, lavenders green #HDYGG

  Shimmer in the haze of summer lawns Then I heard the children singing They were running through the rainbows They were singing a song for you Well it seemed to be a song for you The one I wanted to write for you, for you Lavenders blue, dilly dilly, lavenders green   All I

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HP and the genius that is Instant Ink

A couple of weeks ago we had a party for a small group of friends, on a Saturday night.  Nothing unusual about that you might think.  Barrow Towers often plays host to an impromptu get together with friends.   This party however was a bit different, a bit special.   It was all part of

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Back to school with Letts Revision Guides

Now that my birthday is out of the way I can think about the whole “Back to School” campaign.  I won’t think about it before my birthday, which falls slap bang in the middle of the summer holidays.  In the same way that I won’t think about Christmas until after half term, despite retails clearing

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Keep walking Colombia

* * * * * * * * * * * * Last Friday was World Photo Day and if it showed us anything it’s that one photo can be so much more powerful than a lot of text.   Of all the stories written about Syrian refugees the photo of a small boy lying

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World Photo Day

Is today.  World Photo Day, whatever that means.   I suppose I should look it up really. I haven’t had much time to get my thoughts down into blogs recently but I haven’t stopped taking photos.  In fact I am taking more photos than ever and trying harder to think about the composition of them

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