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What My Children Say About…Iceland

October 27, 2013


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1.  What was your favourite that we did in Iceland? N (5) – I liked swimming in the pools, we stayed in there for ages and it was really warm and fun. T (3) – My favourite was riding on the horses. 2. What was your least favourite thing from our holiday? N (5) – […]

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Fashion on the Move – Wombat Leather

October 27, 2013


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First…no this isn’t made from Wombats!! It is the name of this Australian company who asked if we’d like to review some of their products! As they make the wonderful hats which Australian Cattle drovers wear, it seemed perfect for this adventuring family! And where better to try them out than on an Autumnal trip […]

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We like to read…National Geographic Kids World Atlas

October 26, 2013


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I sometimes find that reference books and encyclopedia will hold my children’s attention for a short while, but they don’t regularly return to them, or they prefer to use the internet in order to find out information they want for school projects. Well, I’m delighted to have found the World Atlas from National Geographic Kids […]

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Road Test – Little Life Animal Daysack (Toddler)

October 24, 2013


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Little Life offer some great products for children on the go. Their Toddler Daysacks are fantastic – they hold a huge amount inside but can also be quickly transformed, with a detachable rein which allows parents to have some control over running little ones!! Our two year old has completely fallen in love with his […]

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UK Day trip – Diggerland

October 23, 2013


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Diggerland. For any child…or indeed parent, who loves diggers…this is a dream world! When I first heard about Diggerland I assumed it was a theme park of pretend diggers and toys. Not so. This is a park full of proper JCB diggers. And a load of 6 year olds and older children driving around the […]

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Swimming pools in Iceland

October 16, 2013


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Swimming in Iceland is a wonderful experience – the geothermal pools are in every town, even the smallest and they are often the social hub of the community. I would have liked to have experienced more Icelandic pools and it’s one (amongst many!) of the reasons I can’t wait to return. The Blue Lagoon is […]

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