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Spotted – a colossal sand drawing on Blackpool beach

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blackpool beach star fish sand drawing

A while ago, I wrote about visiting the Sea Life centre in Blackpool for their new sea stars exhibition. A team of staff from Sea Life Blackpool carved an enormous piece of art into the sand beneath Blackpool’s Tower Headland last month. The colossal sand drawing measured as big as the width of three blue whales, […] Read more…

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Win a family ticket to LIME festival

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Giveaway LIME festival

A week-long family-friendly celebration of music, dance and culture, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod’s (LIME festival) 70th anniversary festival features live performances and two tipis housing children’s craft activities and musical instruments all week, as well as giant outdoor games and activities. The festival is running Monday 3rd July until Sunday 9th July 2017. Monday 3rd […] Read more…

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What is your favourite season to go out?

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Southport

What is your favourite season to go out? http://www.chill.ie asked me about whether I prefer to stay in or go out depending on which season it is. If this had been asked a couple of years ago, I would have thought of Summer for going out, getting as much fresh air and sun as possible. […] Read more…

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Accessible days out in Lancashire

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accessible days out in lancashire

Days out should be for all the family, not just the one’s that have no mobility issues. Fenetic Wellbeing are campaigning to say exactly that, it shouldn’t matter if you have a pram or a wheelchair, if you need to stop every 10 minutes to have a rest or if you need a mobility scooter.  Mobility […] Read more…

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Yarrow Valley Country Park, Chorley

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Accessible days out in Lancashire, Yarrow valley country park review

  Yarrow Valley Country Park is located just off Birkacre road in Coppull. It is somewhere I have been on numerous occasions when I used to support adults with learning disabilities. It is a beautiful open space to get away from everyone in town.     D and I took Lucas to explore. He is […] Read more…

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Easter Extravaganza, Walmer Bridge Review

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Easter Extravaganza, Walmer Bridge Review

I have taken far too long to write this! On Easter Monday we went to The Candy Man Presents: Easter Extravaganza! in Walmer Bridge, near Preston. It was a 2 hour interactive show based in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.     It started up with us watching a short play where it was explained that, Charlie […] Read more…

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Chocolate free Easter treats the children will love

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Chocolate free Easter treats the children will love

With Easter approaching I’ve been having a good think about how I can celebrate in a fun way with Lucas and D. In February I reviewed Supertreats and their fabulous tasting chocolate alternative that Lucas loves eating. Cutting out on chocolate is making such a difference to his mood and quality of sleep, which is […] Read more…

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