Lucas’s first haircut

As the restrictions eased a little more, English pubs and restaurants have begun to become crowded with laughing people and other services such as hairdressers are fully booked a month in advance. Personally, I would like Lucas to have long hair, he reminds me of a little sunny smiling sun! However, with the arrival of…

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Our trip to Reading: from the online space to real coffee with a friend

Since the start of the pandemic, our social lives have moved even further into the virtual space, and despite certain limitations there are many positives in that, which can lead to true friendship and cooperation. And this is exactly what led us recently to Reading, where we spent a fantastic afternoon with an amazing family,…

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Spring-like time around and within us

Who hasn’t spent long winter evenings snuggled under a blanket at home, watching a favourite TV show or reading a good book? The latest winter evenings for me were occupied with reading a magazine called Juno. I always look forward to a new issue, as it reminds me that a new season is coming. The…

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Adventures at home in the lockdown

Maybe it sounds like a contradiction or even a silly joke: “At-home adventure?!” What’s adventurous about walking from the kitchen to the living room, spotting irregularities on the ceiling?! What hope is there for adventure when you can’t even manage to grasp all the Government’s Covid measures?! However, I truly believe that how we perceive…

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Winter morning wonderland in West Sussex

Whenever I see my friends sharing amazing photos of snowy mountains in the shining sun, I feel like getting in a car and driving straight there! For me, the autumn and winter in England merge into one long period that I nickname ‘Muddy and Moody’ – all those grey, rainy days merging so that one…

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Christmas at Hever Castle

When it comes to Christmas there are A LOT of events and cultural programmes to enjoy with your family. Unfortunately, of course, this season is quite different, for all of us. During December, we had some free days and we wanted to explore some nice places in Kent, as it is very close to our…

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Autumn colour walk in Ashdown Forest

Since the start of the second lockdown in the UK we have been increasingly on the lookout for nature spots and living in the countryside has definitely more options than living in big cities. We are incredibly lucky that right on the doorstep we have the outstanding natural beauty of the Ashdown Forest. Although it…

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Sompting Pumpkin Picking Patch

In the case of October festivities the first thing that comes to mind is Halloween and the various ‘spooktacular’ events filling our diaries. These could be children’s activities or charity events such as the All Dogs Matter Halloween Walk, a popular annual event in London. Another must-do October activity is pumpkin picking. Living in West…

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Paul Mitchell: A touch of Hawaii in a cruelty-free brand

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Hawaii or even to have enjoyed a holiday there, no doubt you will have wonderful memories from these tropical islands full of intoxicating scents, a landscape of natural beauty surrounded by a magical underwater world. Maybe you use a hair care brand perfumed with tropical scents…

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Funfair is in Our Town!

It has been a long time since the lockdown started and everything in our daily lives changed. For mums who are not used to staying at home with the kids all day, it has been very challenging. Especially if you have to work from home. Others will have found this period to be a precious…

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