Father’s Day gift ideas 2019

Buying for the men in your life can be tough. Here are my Father’s Day gift ideas for 2019 – ranging from stocking filler items to more luxurious with local and independent options. You can buy everything on this list…

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Top 5 family-friendly music camping festivals near North East England in 2019

Pre-kids I used to go to all the big festivals each summer – Glastonbury, Leeds, T in the Park and many more. Festivals have always been my happy place. Now I have a 4 and 7-year-old so these days, when…

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AD: Free event – Alternative Futures Exhibition in Gateshead

2019 is exhausting isn’t it? I’ve lost count of the amount of family members I’ve had political arguments with over the past year. It all feels a little bit bleak and hopeless. I’ve wondered many times – how will we…

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Let her cry they say…

Let her cry they say.  And their words rattle round my head.  At midnight as she whimpers in her sleep, snuffling for my breast as she stirs, like a pig sniffing for truffles. As she finds my breast, I feel…

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Six steps to maintain GDPR compliance as a blogger

It’s one year on from GDPR going live so it’s a perfect time to check in with whether you are still GDPR compliant…

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