Cybex Sirona Review – extended rear-facing UK car seat

It’s pretty well known now that extended rear facing is significantly safer for children up to at least 4 years old in the rare but serious event of a car crash. To put it in crude terms, it’s largely because…

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Restaurant Review: Cabana Brasilian Barbeque, Newcastle 

Last night was the long awaited launch party for the new Cabana Brasilian Barbeque restaurant in Newcastle – and good things come to those who wait. Cabana Brasilian Barbeque is pretty self explanatory – Brazilian BBQ food and drinks. It’s a…

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#primaryschoolplaces rant

Like far too many parents across England today, we’ve just found out that we didn’t get our first choice of primary school places for our son. This was our first experience of the primary schools admission process and I’m pretty…

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Blog and vlog – Day out at Washington Wetlands’ Lego animal trail, North East England

Last weekend we took a family trip to the fantastic Washington Wetlands to see their Lego brick animal trail event (running to 17th April) and we had a great time.     I hadn’t been to Washington Wetlands since I was at…

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Blog and vlog: Stepping into the past at Beamish Open Air Museum

We are so fortunate here in the North East of England to have the fantastic resource that is Beamish on our doorsteps! Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in the North East of…

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