Author Archives: oldermummy

No more WordPress….it’s not for me

I thought I may change from Blogger to WordPress but to be honest, it’s not for me.  I have a good following over on Blogger and my posts get some great attention so I think I’ll just stick to that. … Continue reading

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Night Terrors in Children

I think I may have found the solution to why S sometimes wakes us up screaming and crying and is almost inconsolable – Night Terrors. Image from yourchildhealthy.blogspot.com Some years ago, S began a weird ‘phase’ where she would go … Continue reading

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GOT Exhibit – So much stress for a ticket

Honestly, did Sky really not think that the moment they opened up their Game of Thrones Exhibition website that it wouldn’t be totally swamped with requests for free tickets by Sky customers?  Really?  It is probably only the most watched … Continue reading

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Hogs Back Geocaching

We needed some fresh air so headed off to the Hogs Back today to do some more of a figure-of-8 that we did some of last year (or was it the year before?  Time flies).  Hubby packed up lunch and … Continue reading

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Nixies Mermaid(s)

I’m doing this review not because someone sent me one of these dolls to test, but because S was bought one for her birthday and loved it.  In fact, we got one for N for her birthday too as the … Continue reading

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Star obsession

I have a confession. I am ever so slightly obsessed with Julian McDonald’s Star clothing range, particularly his dresses.  Whilst his clothes are not always cheap (around £70 for a dress),  I am getting quite a collection. However, I don’t … Continue reading

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Hamming it up by the Thames

We haven’t been out geocaching for a while so as hubby was off today, we had a look around for some local(ish) caches and headed out to Old Windsor to pick a few up and have a walk by the … Continue reading

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Bored opening too many presents?

‘Tis the season to put even more pictures of what you are doing up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (among others).  We see stacks of presents and numerous photos of Christmas dinner. Really? I guess it’s the same people who … Continue reading

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Santa Special Train

We took the girls along today to Mizen’s Miniature Railway in Woking to ride on the Santa Special trains.  They were very excited and we had booked our slot early to make sure we got as close to Christmas as … Continue reading

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First ever Build-A-Bear

Yesterday we were sorting out the presents the girls would be getting with their Christmas money (they always get some in advance of Christmas from a family friend).  N decided she wanted a Barbie with wings from Amazon so I … Continue reading

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