Hogwarts Express

. Today is the day if you are a huge Harry Potter fan, and let’s face it, who isn’t it?  The actual real life Hogwarts Express steam train arrives at platform 9 3/4 of the Warner Bros Studio Tour just outside Watford.   Ellie and I were lucky enough to have a sneak peek last

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Fairtrade, the Co-Op and wine

. If there is one thing I have learnt whilst helping to raise money for Comic Relief, its that small amounts of money really can make a huge difference.   I will never forget the man we met in Ghana and the Basic Needs trust who with the help of a loan of £50 had turned

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Memories from Germany

. Sometimes things come back to you – fleeting memories that make you smile.  I have a few that crop up every now and then, and they’re quite familiar. Occasionally though, you recall one of those memories from a long time ago that you haven’t thought of in ages, and it *really* makes you smile.

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Jord Wooden watch review

. You can tell a lot about a person by the watch they wear.  Or don’t.  I remember Mr B going to a job interview once wearing a watch that had stopped working the day before, saying it was better to wear a watch that wasn’t working than not wearing a watch at all.  

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Full stop

I like full stops.   I like that they signify the end of a sentence.  You know where you are with a full stop.  It tells you to breathe.  To stop mid paragraph.  You can look up when you get to the full stop.  You can even go off and make a coffee.  Put the

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Danceathon 2015 — Done

Apologies first of all if you got an email notification about a similarly named post yesterday.  That is what happens when you try and get organised by planning posts for the week, and then don’t get around to writing the actual post whilst at the same time forgetting to cancel the auto publish.   As

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Tesco’s Mum of the Year Awards

There is a saying isn’t there about never working the animals or children.  Well I think from now on that list might also include me.    Certainly if this is anything to go by: Yeah.   Great entrance to what turned out to be a really high class event.   Full on autograph hunters, paparazzi

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The Gallery — Black And White

Another great theme.  I love black and white photos.  I agree with Tara, they really do give a greater depth of emotion, and you see things you don’t necessarily see when you have colour there too. This isn’t a picture I took in black and white, it has been edited that way but it is

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