It may come as a surprise (it certainly did to me!) that I took barely any photos over the festive period. On Christmas day itself I took just two photos; one of Aria and the obligatory Christmas dinner photo, of course! As much as I love capturing memories with photos sometimes it really is nice to put the camera down. I cooked the Christmas dinner myself this year, kinda. My…

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This coming year sees me turning 33. People born in the year 2000 will turn 18. How is that even possible? Surely people born in 2000 are still babies! My nan always used to say “you know you’re getting old when the Policemen are getting younger”. She was right. I now see Policemen and I’m convinced that they should still be in school, in reality they’re in their twenties. I…

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Our children are growing up in a completely different world to the one that we grew up in; an unknown territory where they seek likes from strangers rather than praise from family, where socialising is done alone, in a bedroom, on a phone. A scary territory full of trolls and fake identities. A place where cyberbullies prey on innocent people, cyberbullies that they cannot easily escape from, not without disconnecting…

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If I could go anywhere this Christmas… I probably wouldn’t bother! You see to me Christmas is all about family and comfort. The comfort of my own home surrounded by my nearest and dearest. I love the idea of a cosy log cabin with a fire burning and a huge tree, but it would cost a fortune to have everyone there, and I don’t have money to burn, not like…

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What with the Christmas festivities, presents to buy and homes that need heating Winter is a very expensive time of the year. Prices are on the rise and wages are failing to keep up seeing more and more people lean towards doing things on a budget where possible. Today I am going to be sharing some top tips for keeping warm in the Winter on a budget. My number one tip…

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