2018-10-15

New Autumn Winter Menu – Grill in The Park

The Worsley Marriott Hotel is somewhere that we have visited on a few occasions and when we were invited back to try the new menu, in the newly refurbished restaurant,  Grill in the Park, we could not say no! Situated in the grounds of this idyllic hotel and country club, The Worsley Marriott offers a
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Writing in pencil on lined paper with pencil shavings

The myth that boys hurt girls because they like them

Every girl has been told at some point in her life that if a boy pulls your hair, hurts you or does things to annoy you when you are growing up, it’s not because they are being mean, its because they actually like you and have no way to express their feelings. The only thing
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Fortnite – The Game That Changed my Son

It was December 2017 when my son, Nathan, started playing Fortnite. I was fed up of the sitting room being hogged by video games on the Xbox that for his Christmas I redecorated his bedroom and moved the console into his room. I was recovering from being in hospital and having the sofa and TV
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Home Schooling – why was this the best move for my child

September 2017 saw my little boy start high school. Within the first few weeks of him being there, I could see the passion for learning, which he had only months before at primary, start to fade away. Little comments were made about not being creative enough, not learning anything new because there were always SATS
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Discussing sexuality with your child

The topic of sexuality and gender is one that is discussed more freely with the current generation.  As a parent, I will honestly hold my hand up and say that I do not fully understand, the now vast, list of labels that are associated with sexuality and gender that are in use by today’s society.
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Prepare to battle – Pillow Fight Warriors

Yesterday, 8th April was National Pillow Fight Day! How awesome is that? To celebrate this day, Love Bomb Cushions based in Leeds, sent us some new pillow fight warriors which are designed especially for challenging your friends and family to an epic pillow fight battle. We received two shield visions, with a lovely Celtic style
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Life Update – Whats been happening?

Can you believe that we are already through the first quarter of the year? It’s April, it’s spring! It only seemed like a couple of weeks ago I was clearing away Christmas decorations, and now in my journal it’s telling me to start planning my summer content schedule and get writing. I have taken a
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Why I don’t like March – Dealing with grief and loss

Trigger Warning  This post talks about the loss of parents through death, mental health struggles and dealing with grief and loss. Please be aware of this if continuing to read. Thank you.  I am an orphan. That is, I have lost both of my parents, my grand parents and have no surviving older relitives. Most
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January Blues – Live happy, live hygge

January, the start of a new year. New promises, new diets, new plans, new goals, and most of all new stresses. For many, January is the worst month of the year, with the 2nd Monday of the month being marketed as Blue Monday – the day that most people realise that going to the gym
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Fed up in a hospital bed

Living with Crohns Disease

Quite simply, it’s shit.  Yes, I am talking about both the illness and the fact that having crohns is a pain in the… neck! If you do not know already from following my hospital and toast updates via social media, since the end of July I have been rather poorly. To date, there have been
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