A Weekend in Beaumaris, Anglesey


As much as travel opportunities are limited right now, I’m thoroughly enjoying having the chance to explore and plan a few overnight breaks closer to home. For Adam’s birthday this…

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*PR invite  The last time I went to a festival was in 2014, and it involved four wonderful days of late nights, zero phone signal, loud, live music, overpriced food,…

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For us, June passed by in a flurry of birthday celebrations, with mountains of cake, buffets, picnics, brightly coloured paper decorations hanging from every possible fixture, and a hefty collection…

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Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security | Science and Industry Museum, Manchester


Growing up, I spent a lot of time at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. I was, and still am, fascinated by the various displays, from textiles and aerospace…

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Thoughts on Getting Older – revisited


I first wrote about the topic of growing older a few years ago – you can read that post here if you like. Given my recent birthday, I felt it…

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I Don’t Know How to Write For My Blog Anymore


Back in the day, blogging was all about being ‘the person next door’, becoming a complete stranger’s virtual bestie through sharing open, honest and relatable content. Then came the bolder…

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