Behind the scenes with the cast of Horrid Henry

It’s hard to believe, but Horrid Henry has found new ways to get himself in trouble. In the very near future, fans will be able to watch as the loveable childhood rogue endures record-breaking detentions at school, erroneously declares himself King Henry IX and, slightly more down to Earth, helps his dad install a huge TV in the living room against his mother’s wishes.

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The star of the show: Horrid Henry with his beloved pet Fang.
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Summer Sessions at Institut Montana Zugerberg: My Kind of Bilingual School

I have long tried to nurture an interest in foreign languages in both my daughters – an interest which comes from my background.

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Institut Montana Zugerberg in Switzerland. Can you think of nicer surroundings to attend summer sessions and learn a second language?
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Discussing The Baby Club with TV legend Nigel Clarke

Inclusion may be something of a trendy buzz word, but as a man who has spent several years as the man in carer for his kids, it definitely has its place. There have been moments as a parent I have felt like the odd one out or unwelcome, the only dad in a room full of mums. The Baby Club is a new TV series that’s about to launch on the BBC’s pre-school channel CBeebies and inclusion is very much a big part of the show. I caught up with legendary presenter Nigel Clarke to find out more about the series.

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I speak to TV presenter Nigel Clarke to find out more about The Baby Club, CBeebies latest offering for infants under 18 months of age and their parents and carers.
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Thank you! European Parenting Blog Awards win

I am delighted to start this week with some good news: I’ve won an award! Following a public vote, I took first place in the European Parenting Blogs Award.

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Celebrating my success in the European Parenting Blogs Award with a bottle of Lowlander I.P.A. Why did a choose a beer from the Netherlands? Read on to find out. . .
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Brighton’s West Pier: One photo, two edits

This week has been all about photography. In addition to attending the Bedrooms Of London photography exhibition, I spent a day in Brighton with Darren Coleshill of the Photalife blog. Together we strolled around the Marina, sea font and city centre with our cameras. It was during our time together I took this image of what remains of Brighton’s iconic West Pier, which was destroyed by fire in 2003.

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A long-exposure image of Brighton’s West Pier taken using an 10-stop ND filter.
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