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Holiday Review: Parkdean Holiday Park, Mullion

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May 302014
 
Holiday Review: Parkdean Holiday Park, Mullion

Summary Accommodation: 2 Stars Entertainment: 4 Stars Food: 4 Stars Overall: 3 Stars In the interests of full disclosure this is the third time I have stayed in a caravan but I don’t remember the other two times. We have always stayed in holiday cottages, apartments or hotels so I have been used to a […]

Dec 232013
 
A disappointing visit to see Santa at the Celtic Manor hotel, Newport

We went to see Santa the other day. All three of us set off an hour early, bundled together in our warmest garb ready to meet the elements. The traffic was heavier than we were expecting, but we arrived in plenty of time to find a space in what seemed a packed parking lot. As […]

Aug 102012
 
THE Carnegie Event

I have decided to repost some of my old blog posts from the distant past when I was working as a School Librarian. Kids do the funniest things and I really enjoyed working in a school. Posts may be edited from the original blog. So this is part of a series from my old Batty […]

Just another school book fair

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Jul 132012
 
Just another school book fair

I have decided to repost some of my old blog posts from the distant past when I was working as a School Librarian. Kids do the funniest things and I really enjoyed working in a school. Posts may be edited from the original blog. So this is part of a series from my old Batty […]

Living Social: The case of the Devilled Egg

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Apr 212012
 
Living Social: The case of the Devilled Egg

Regular readers of my blog might have noticed that I have been on a few Living Social Events during my time. I’ve taken to blogging a few of these, Fat Attack, CSI weekend and a Newquay weekend. These blog posts were noticed by the guys at Living Social and they offered me a free Bloggers […]

Living Social Deal: CSI Weekend – Who murdered the Lord?

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Apr 112012
 
Living Social Deal: CSI Weekend - Who murdered the Lord?

Another great Living Social Deal attracted my friend to pester me with emails asking if I would like to go. When I saw what it was, how could I possibly refuse? The CSI deal was for a night in the sumptious Down Hall with dinner and breakfast included. The dinner also included the case files […]

Living Social holiday, elements of amazing with a dash of disaster – the EPIC journey to Newquay

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Mar 252012
 
Living Social holiday, elements of amazing with a dash of disaster - the EPIC journey to Newquay

I probably should do a few more present day posts so this one is about my recent visit to Newquay. How long do you think it would take to go from Newport in South Wales to Newquay? 3 hours, 4? Well, if you believe National Rail around 4 hours, however if you actually go there […]

My Experience at the Fat Attack Boot Camp in East Grinstead

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May 232011
 
My Experience at the Fat Attack Boot Camp in East Grinstead

This is my account of the Fat Attack weekend I took part in starting the 19th May 2011. PROS You feel great for completing the weekend, no matter how much you do. The instructors are good. If you can’t do the exercise, you can tone it down for example I walked 4k in the mornings […]

Fatattack Boot Camp weekend (East Grinstead)

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May 202011
 
Fatattack Boot Camp weekend (East Grinstead)

My friend comes up with the strangest ideas and this is one of them. For the next three days we will be putting ourselves through torture for the sake of losing a few pounds. After the event,t I will be blogging about my experience of the trip so you get an idea of what these […]