Things to think about when you hire a photographer

With the best will in the world, and all the right camera kit, getting photos of yourself in a variety of settings is not an easy task. Which is why you need to hire a professional photographer.  Historically we would only ever hire a photographer for a wedding or new baby shoot wouldn’t we? It’s just something we wouldn’t consider, especially when we are all so used to taking hundreds

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Windsor and Eton Brewery Tour

We didn’t really know too much about the Windsor and Eton Brewery Tour before we did it this weekend, we had won it in an a charity auction late last year so only did a bit of research (mostly could we park.  More of which later) before we arrived. You arrive at the tour, at the end of a residential road in Windsor to be welcomed at the bar where

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7 things to do in Windsor

You can’t write a “7 things to do in Windsor” post and NOT mention Windsor Castle, but after that what else is there to do in this historic Berkshire town? Windsor Castle Of course you don’t have to visit the Castle of course (I am ashamed to say I have visited Windsor half a dozen times and have never done a tour of the castle.  That is because I only live

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Christmas Pudding Crumble

Wondering what to do with leftover Christmas Pudding? Well here’s an idea: “Christmas Pudding Crumble” We had a couple of puddings leftover this year and I know in theory we could keep them until next year but I am really bad at buying things, shoving them in a cupboard, forgetting about them and then buying them again.  So I was determined that this year that didn’t happen, hence needing ideas

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Current Fashion Trends To Make Anyone Look Like A Model

Fashion is constantly changing as new trends rise and others dramatically fall. Some, however, never go out of fashion, and others are guaranteed to blow people away. Looking for something to make you stand out? Read on to find out our favorite fashion trends heating up the fashion industry. A Classic Throwback Something that’s quickly started to flood the clothing stores is a bit more retro than you might think.

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Looking back at 2019

I keep looking back at 2019 thinking it was a really crappy year, that it was one I would like to forget.  And in so many respects it really was.  Except whilst looking through all the photos I took last year I realised that there were also lots of highs, points worth remembering, and that hopefully will be the bits I remember when I look back on those 12 months

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Avebury Stones

It is hard to believe that the Avebury Stones date back to pre-historic times when you are standing up close to them.  Hard to imagine just what they could tell you if they could speak.  Or that you can get so close to them, that they aren’t fenced off in order to preserve them. The Avebury Stones and the Henge monument are particularly unusual, not just because it’s the largest

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A Christmas trip to The Vyne

In that weird period between Christmas and New Year we decided to do a Christmas trip to The Vyne.  I had been the week before  to see Christmas at the Vyne decorated with its Charles Dickens theme, but Lady Barrow (Bruce’s mum) had never been.   Lady B and Jim had driven past the signs for it many many times but somehow never managed to stop and visit.  So with

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8 eco friendly swaps to make in 2020 — #AD

If there was one good thing to come out of 2019 then it would have to be how much more aware we are of climate change, and the impact that plastics are having on that.   Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough really made us all sit up and finally start paying attention to the damage single use plastics are having, of how they are polluting the oceans, and that as

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Reverse Mortgage Types and Considerations

The retirement process can be fun in some ways, but financially it can be a bit of a burden. When you own your own home, you can ease that burden with a mortgage. However, a traditional mortgage will not always give you the most money or the best set of circumstances to deal with. A reverse mortgage might be a better answer. Here are some reverse mortgage types and considerations

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What are the nutritional benefits of goat milk formula?

While cow’s milk formula makes up the vast majority of the formula products available on the market today, there are a growing number of alternative formula variants that provide a host of benefits. Goats milk formula, for example, is increasing in popularity due to its unique nutritional properties. If your child is having a hard time with traditional cow’s milk formulas, or if you simply want to provide them with

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The Brighton i360

Yes, British Airways i360 is a 162m observation tower on the seafront in Brighton.  Yes it holds 175 people and yes it does indeed weigh a total of 100 tons. But beyond the figures the Brighton i360 is a must see attraction if you are on the south coast of England.  It’s a venue that hosts events such as “Yoga in the Sky” and allows you enjoy a glass of

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