Diggerland Durham review

Diggerland is a construction machinery theme park (niche right?!) with parks in Kent, Devon, North East and Yorkshire. We are pretty lucky to have one locally at Stanley Park in Durham. I had known about its existence for years and…

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Letters to Lena – on your 4th birthday…

Oh Lena. I can’t believe how much you have grown up since the last one of these I wrote. I’m currently laid on my side breastfeeding you, 2 days before your 4th birthday. You keep breaking to tell me things…

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10 gift ideas for 4 year olds

It’s my daughter’s 4th birthday next week and I’ve been wracking my brains for what to buy her. Especially with it following so soon after Christmas. Asking her isn’t particularly helpful as she has requested a house squirrel and owl…

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AD: Celebrating the Geordie accent with LNER’s Track Record

Do I have a Geordie accent? I have an accent. Those not from the North East would recognise my accent as Geordie. Those from close to Newcastle would recognise my accent as from near Durham or maybe even ‘Mackem’. Those…

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My 3rd bloggerversary

I published my first blog post, 3 whole years ago today! Every year at this time I do an annual ‘bloggerversary’ post where I look back at the last year, what I’ve achieved and talk a little about what my…

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