Month: November 2018

Grow your own

The world’s biggest (and creepiest) allotment

In an attempt to save money, help the environment and smugly share our home grown produce with our friends, Andrew and I have decided to go full Tom and Barbara and rent an allotment. Some of the best memories I have of my Dad are helping him out on his allotment, round the corner from […]

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Days out

Chester Zoo – tears, tantrums and orangutans

Taking kids to a zoo is a great idea, right? Well this is what we naively thought. Instead of it being a fun time for all, it was a horror show of epic Joni tantrums as she recoiled in terror at every single animal, including tortoises. Yep, the slow speed and gentle nature of these […]

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