Will you use your #PowerToDecide on 8 June?

Let me make clear that I would never consider eating a caramel-flavoured rice cake. To be frank, I was more than a little surprised, upset in fact, to discover such a horrible fusion of foods existed. This, however, was just one of the random items my kids selected for dinner when I gave them £10 and said: “choose whatever you like.”

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See that look of disgust on my face? This is what happens when you give up on your #PowerToDecide and allow other people to make decisions for you.

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Gold Award Winner, Surrey Digital Awards!

Last night I found myself in Woking. It’s a town I’ve been to a few times, but never explored in any great detail.

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Here I am at the Surrey Digital Awards with my Gold Blog award.

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Launching our Terrific Scientific bottle rocket

We love carrying out science experiments in this household. When asked if we’d consider building our own bottle rocket as part of the BBC’s Terrific Scientific campaign, we leapt at the chance.

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Our #terrificscientific inspired bottle rocket, on the launch pad and preparing for take off.

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Wishing you all a very happy Christmas

After weeks of preparation, many mice pies and a lot of singing carols, the big day has finally arrived! Question is: are you ready for Christmas?

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A Christingle, lit earlier today to mark the arrival of Christmas.

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Seeking out London’s hidden gems #SEhiddengems

We all know London is full of major, family friendly tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. Hidden among its back streets, however, are many hidden gems.

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Helen and I arrive at London Charring Cross station before embarking on a tour of London’s hidden gems.

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