Category: Random ramblings

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Zero Waste Week: switching to reusable nappies.

Reusable nappies, Blueberry

Did you know that this week is Zero Waste Week? It’s a chance to focus our attention on reducing the waste burden on landfill. We are all for being green in our household but I freely admit that we are not particularly good about going out of our way in the name …

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Are holidays good for baby development?

Crawling

We got back from a fantastic week away in Ireland just a week or so ago, bringing back with us our newly super-talkative two year-old and our youngest daughter for whom the week away had also brought big changes.

Whilst we were looking forward to lazy mornings and leisurely days exploring …

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17 Walks to Try This Summer

As someone who both enjoys walking and talking about it, it was great to be invited to contribute to a post for Field and Trek bringing together the favourite walks of walking bloggers and hiking advocates across the UK. The result is a list of seventeen fantastic walks across the UK, many of which I …

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You know you’re a tourist in Pembrokeshire when…

Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber

A holiday in Pembrokeshire, as I recently found out, is like no other. With its own language, heaps of local produce and speciality dishes (Cawl anybody?) and culture, Pembrokeshire feels a million miles away from any other UK holiday destination.

Here are fifteen things that make you realise that you are a truly a tourist …

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June Ramblings

Behind the waterfall and Henrhyd Falls

Wimbledon and the World Cup are both well under way and June and the longest day have been and gone in a flash of sunny days and strawberries. With a last minute holiday to Pembrokeshire to plan (more on this later) it’s been a bit of a quiet month on the home walking …

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Weekend Wanderings: Cotswolds & the Chew Valley

Baby Routes walking in a field

When the cat’s away the mice shall play – or in our case, when hubby goes on a stag do then the kids and I get to decamp on a bit of a family visit and Baby Route tour extravaganza!

With exactly this scenario on our hands last weekend, I stuffed …

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Grubbing about in the garden

chrysalis

In case you missed it, I’ve been out trying to make up for lost time in the garden this month with a flurry of weeding, digging and planting. Roo has been out helping me with her minis tool and wheelbarrow and has managed successfully not to brain the baby ever since I taught …

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#SilentSunday Baby’s First Trig

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Boris buggies – the end to the tot-in-town transportation dilemma?

Boris Buggy

If you were reading the technology news on the BBC website a couple of days ago you may have come across a curious article by Dougal Shaw reporting on a brand new proposed ‘Borris buggy’. The pushchair is a space-aged style plastic buggy which would incidentally look just like a Jaws sharkhead film prop if you …

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UK Hidden Holiday Gems

View of Thames from Marsh Lock, Henley on Thames

With the recent return of the spring sunshine, I have been doing a lot of thinking about our upcoming walks and travels over the warmer summer months. It was with good timing therefore that LOOK contacted me and asked me to submit my favourite place in the UK to their …

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