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Family Life & parenting

Stuck in a chain and moving nowhere

An email arrives from my mother. “Hi John, any house news?” she asks, a reference to our plan to move to a new family home. If she were with me in person, I can just imagine her cheery tone as she asked that question. Alas, she’s not with me and so I respond in writing,

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Days out and travel

Nothing like the White Cliffs of Dover

We have just returned following a short break in France. The four of us plus my mother in law stayed in a small town between Calais and Dunkirk and I went with all my camera equipment with the intention of getting some great imagery from a part of France that is both beautiful and full

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Trying – and failing – to keep it together during the school holidays

I love the school holidays. With no school run and less pressure, they’re a great way to spend quality time with the kids undertaking activities we often don’t have time for. These breaks come with a catch though. What is it about the school holidays that takes a normally organised, vaguely competent parent and turns

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Travelling aboard the Coca-Cola London Eye

The Coca-Cola London Eye is more than simply a tourist attraction. It’s a well-established part of the London skyline and a fantastic piece of engineering. I have been on it a few times and love it, but would my children think the same way? There was only one way to find out.

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