Review

Llangollen International Eisteddfod review

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Last Friday we were invited* to Llangollen for their International Eisteddfod. Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. It is six days of singing, dancing, competitions, performances and international peace and friendship.         We didn’t really know what to expect but were looking forward […] Read more…

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Unique Wooden Watch for Men

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Jord wood watch review and giveaway

  Last year I was very lucky to be sent a Frankie watch from Jord wood watches. When they got in touch with me again, I jumped at the chance to review* one for my Dad.          We were sent the Men’s Hyde Ebony and Iron. It is an absolutely stunning minimalistic […] Read more…

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Geronimo Festival 2018 review

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Geronimo Festival 2018 review

Having attended Geronimo Festival the last 2 years and camping for the first time last year I was looking forward to going with Lucas being older this time. The festival was well sign posted and the car park was well attended. We exchanged our tickets for wrist bands at a kiosk in the car park and […] Read more…

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L’Auberge de Jaure Review

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L'Auberge De Jaure review a tomato, cheese and olive salad

A couple of days ago I wrote about us finding a bargain dinner of 4 courses with wine for €14 at Ange and Lo in Villamblard. Today, we found another bargain 4 courses with wine for €14 in the neighbouring village of Jaure.  L’Auberge is on the corner as you are going through Jaure and […] Read more…

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Ange and Lo, Villamblard review

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Ange and Lo, Villamblard review. A circle of stacked melon and cucumber cubes with salmon ribbon on top

At the moment we are staying in a gorgeous gite a couple of miles outside of Villamblard in the Dordogne, France. We absolutely love it and I will write more when we are home but wanted to do a quick review of where we had lunch today. It was incredible and I love how the […] Read more…

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Down by the Riverside Festival review

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down b the riverside festival Lucas is sat next to a mermaid on sand, both smiling at camera

Last weekend we were invited* to Down By The Riverside in Dolphinholme. We went on the Friday to camp and I’m going to get he bad out of the way now because I wasn’t impressed. There was one portaloo in the field we were in, no shower block or even a sink to brush teeth, […] Read more…

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Brio Metro Railway Set review

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Brio metro railway set review

  We are big fans of Brio having already got the builder deluxe set and Lucas can’t get enough of trains so when we were offered the Brio Metro Railway Set to review*, I couldn’t wait to show Lucas.       The set includes a train, 2 carriages, a station, tunnel, 2 people, a […] Read more…

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Summit to Eat review

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Summit to Eat review a photo of the meals in yellow packaging

The lovely people at Summit to Eat sent* us a selection of their freeze-dried meals for when you are on the go. The selection that arrived included Pasta Bolognaise, Chicken Tikka with Rice, Chicken Fajita with Rice, Salmon and Broccoli Pasta, Scrambled Egg with Cheese and Morning Oats with Raspberry.  The packaging is very clear on the […] Read more…

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Brockhole on Windermere review

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Brockhole on Windermere review Lucas balancing on a rope climbing frame with a huge activity behind

  On our recent visit to Windermere we spent a day at Brockhole on Windermere. We tend to go every time we visit the Lakes as there is so much to do there. We set out from Lakeside Pier in Windermere on a lovely boat journey across to Brockholes. There are numerous crossings from Lakeside […] Read more…

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Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway review

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Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway review Lucas standing next to an orange tractor in the sheds

We love trains, from the moment Lucas wakes up and until the moment he goes to sleep trains aren’t far off the menu! What better way to spend an afternoon when visiting Windermere than to visit Haverthwaite Railway.  We took the boat across from Lakeside Pier and sailed across on a lovely spring afternoon across […] Read more…

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