Camp Bestival is just around the corner and we are super excited to be Camp Bestival Ambassadors again this year (check out our shiny new badge on the sidebar ->). As usual there’s lots of fun and exciting things planned for this fantastic festival, including a celebration of gin, gin and more gin!   Love Gin? Love Camp Bestival! Rob & Josie’s Gin Festival has just been announced and it looks set to be a…

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  I think it’s really difficult to cope when you really and truly missing someone. Whether it’s because they live in another area or they’ve died, there are always those unexpected moments of deep pain and sorrow. I notice these moments often hit me in the gut. A song, an item of food or clothing… the little things that remind me of someone and I end up in tears. How to Cope When You’re Missing…

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  The second week of Festival of Voice Wales has been an emotional rollercoaster for me. From deeply inspiring moments to discovering new things, Festival of Voice Wales 2018 has set the benchmark for the future. Inspiring, Raw and Beautiful: Festival of Voice Week 2. I can still recall Artistic Director Graeme Farrow’s inspiring speech at The Hub on opening night. His words have lingered in my mind over the past two weeks. Try something…

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  Beyond the Border 25th Birthday Barnstormer has left our little family with some wonderful memories. I’m so excited to be able to share some of our wonderful experiences with you on the blog today. Beyond the Border takes place in St Donat’s Castle, and we first experienced the wonders of this storytelling festival in 2016. Beyond the Border 25th Birthday Barnstormer! This festival celebrates the spoken word, the traditions of storytelling and the coming…

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  Recently we received our Tour de France #BostikBlogger box from Craft Merrily. We love getting creative, so we opened the box and had a good rummage before coming up with an idea. Warren was the brains behind this very cute (and inexpensive) craft, suitable for any age. Create a Family Cycling Picture for Tour de France Warren came up with this lovely craft idea whilst we were sat around our dining table (nicknamed the…

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I love books and when I’m offered the chance to review one, well I get a teeny bit excited! I am so chuffed to share my book review of Maggie’s Kitchen by Caroline Beecham here on the blog. For those of you with an interest in WWI and food, this book is the perfect read! You’re thinking, that’s an odd combination, right? Well, actually it’s not… Book Review: Maggie’s Kitchen by Caroline Beecham Maggie’s Kitchen…

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