Life In Pictures: Dungeness

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Now the weather has taken a turn and is freezing cold, we’ve not been out too much, so getting photos just hasn’t happened recently. I rarely get the camera out at home so the kids are going to have vague memories of our house and think all we did was go out!

Last weekend we didn’t have any plans and wanted to give the kids a good runaround/good nap in the car, so we drove to Dungeness. Dungeness is a funny blend of bleakness, a beach, a power station and a load of fishermans cottages all within one hamlet. The first stop was the pub, which we were both dreading. Grayson has a tendency to not sit down at meal times so taking him out for food is always a little tricky. But this was pretty much the first meal we’ve had where the kids sat, ate and didn’t wriggle around too badly. I didn’t dare take photos as I didn’t want to break the spell.

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Life in Pictures – Houseboat!

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I’ve always wanted to live on a Houseboat. Well, always until I had kids I should say – not so sure I could handle the confinement/water proximity now that I have my two little monsters. But there’s something exciting about the freedom and simplicity of a boat on a canal. Last week we had a day on a lovely boat with our family and it was so lovely. I’ve been a bit of a whinger recently with all my house refurbishments and piles of to-do lists, so having a day on the water was just what I needed to chill me right out. That plus quite a few glasses of Prosecco.

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Life in Pictures: Why I hate Valentines Day!

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Hooray! Valentines is OVER! I know it makes me cynical and grumpy but I reeeeeally am not a fan. I hate the forced romance, the cliches and the commercial pounding. I hate the disappointment and the expectation. It depressed me when I was single and it irritates me now I’m not. So… yup. Maybe I should have a cup of coffee…. that’s an awful lot of hate for a Monday morning. Sorry.

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