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Festive Traditions – Radio Times

One of the many things we couldn’t imagine a Christmas without is the Radio Times special! This definitely harks back to our 80’s childhood when the only way to find out what was actually on television was to purchase a trusty TV guide every week. Despite having been a Sky and latterly Virgin customer for… Continue reading Festive Traditions – Radio Times

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Our Top 10 Christmas Must Watch Movies!

Christmas means MOVIES! There are so many to choose from and everyone has their own favourites that must be watched year in year out. I’d like to think as a massive movie and Christmas fan I have seen my fair share of those on offer so I set myself a challenge to whittle them down… Continue reading Our Top 10 Christmas Must Watch Movies!

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Choo Choo all aboard the Alphabet Train!

Reading is an integral part of who I am, it’s been a passion since a very young age and I have always been keen to pass that same love onto my children. Having three children of different age groups we now own a rather large collection of bulging bookshelves, however I am always looking (and… Continue reading Choo Choo all aboard the Alphabet Train!

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Bad Taste Christmas Jumpers!

I’m not really sure when it suddenly became trendy to wear Christmas jumpers, but in the last few years it has become everyone’s staple must have wardrobe essential for the festive season. There are a vast variety of styles available from the classy and subtle to the bonkers ‘out there’ kind meaning there really is… Continue reading Bad Taste Christmas Jumpers!

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Cumbrian Christmas – Hayes Garden World!

A mere stone’s throw from Lake Windermere in the small picturesque town of Ambleside is Hayes Garden World, which you could be forgiven for driving past not giving it a second glance. Its façade isn’t particularly impressive, nor does it appear very big, but this is certainly not your average garden centre by a long… Continue reading Cumbrian Christmas – Hayes Garden World!