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Plastic

Plastic Free July – Day Six – A Trip to Chatsworth

How’s this for perspective? If the people who built Chatsworth House 332 years ago got a little thirsty and cracked open a plastic bottle of water, those water bottles would still be around today. Obviously they didn’t have plastic bottles then, simpler times meant the workers probably just drank water straight from a stream. But […]

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Beach rubbish
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Litter

5 minute litter pick shows humans are rubbish

Last week Joni and I popped to Bridlington on the train to see my niece who was visiting from London. I only took one child as toddlers and trains are not a good combination and I’m scared of my own children. Evan has proven to be far more volatile than Joni on public transport,  goso […]

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Crafts
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Plastic

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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