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Win an Ella’s Kitchen Baking Book

There is something undeniably special about the great British breakfast and the length and breadth of Britain, we have our own way of doing things. For some it’s the inclusion of black pudding for others it’s a light breakfast of poached eggs and crispy bacon bits on top of a delicious toasted muffin and for […]

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Word of the Week

Happy  This week we have been on holiday and it has been lovely. Maybe even the nicest break we have had as a family. No busy airport of long flight. No currency to change. No factor 50 or sun hats. No fancy, five-star hotel with six pools and bars. We came to Camber Sands in […]

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Just a Thought

Just a Thought

  The question of course here is ‘what is normal’ and ‘do you want to be it’? Do you want to take everything at face value? Do you want to conform? Do you want to wear sensible shoes? Do you want to follow the crowd? Do you want to blend in? Do you want to […]

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Down to the beach Down to the beach Down to the beach On a sunny day we go Beach bags packed with sun screen lotions Hands rubbing people’s backs in slow motion Glistening oily bodies radiating with sensation Down to the beach Down to the beach Where a chilly sea breeze blows Let’s have some […]


Top Ten Reasons We Love the Holidays

I can never understand the people who say they hate the holidays and shove their kids off to every camp and club going. Yes there is some, A LOT, of bickering and fighting (them not me), not everyone wants to do the same thing and we all want to see different movies at the cinema […]

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Keep It Clean Please

Getting builders, plasterers & decorators in to help you make the most of your home can be a stressful, if ultimately rewarding, exercise for any homeowner. Whilst some workers will clean up after themselves when they finish their work, some can leave a room in a mild state of chaos!    There is no harm […]

MAD Blog Awards 2014

MAD Blog Awards