Beni Girls and a blogger party at Benihana

You might not have heard of Benihana and their amazing Japanese food, which to be honest is a HUGE shame.  And if you are a blogger I would like to put that right by inviting you to come along to a little celebration I am helping them to organise. First of all, some background. Benihana

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The Gallery — Summer

“Sum up your summer in one picture” asks Tara Cain for the Gallery this week.   Well that is far from easy is it?!  Though Tara does admit that it could be tricky. Our summer seems to have flown by.   We have had A levels and J making the decision that he is not

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My #IceBucketChallenge

You must have been living under a rock if you haven’t heard of the latest viral fund raising challenge to sweep the world.   Social media is full of this one.   Started as a fund raising idea for ALS as it is known in the US, or MND in the UK, the idea is

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Back to School with the HP Envy Printer

You know what it is like when you get a new piece of kit, you stare at it for days, putting off the inevitable faff of setting it all up. Well I needn’t have worried with this one.   The HP Envy Printer that we recently received to review was a doddle.   There are

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Livescribe Smartpen — A review

You know sometimes something comes along that makes you scream “OH MY GOD I HAVE TO HAVE THAT” and you get that tingly feeling on the back of you neck when you try it out?  Well that is what happened to me with the Livescribe smartpen.    It is a concept so simple, yet so

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HDYGG — Thorpe Park

I can hear you saying “what?  I thought this was a gardening linky.  What is she doing talking about Thorpe Park”. Well let me explain Since I have been joining in, albeit sporadically, with this linky, I have become more aware of gardens.  Of shrubs.  And of hanging baskets around town.    I have found

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