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Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff – meeting the real deal

Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff is about as close to the real deal as you can get – and that’s a bold claim. I’ll never forget seeing the excitement in our three-year-old’s face as he played games with him and read through his Christmas list at the weekend. At the risk of sounding cheesy, it Read More

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Fireworks displays in Llanelli, Swansea and Carmarthenshire 2017

NOW that Halloween is over, it’s time to talk about bonfire night. Or more specifically, bonfire night fireworks displays in Llanelli and the surrounding area. November has definitely brought a chill with it, so wrap up warm wherever you go! Here’s a round-up of fireworks displays in Llanelli. You’ll find events further afield below… Llanelli: Read More

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Halloween events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire 2017

Halloween events in Llanelli are looking good this year as there is plenty to choose from! October 31 is just  around the corner, so here’s a round-up of what’s going on in town and the surrounding area in 2017. I’ve also included some non-spooky half term events in the round-up. Events are divided into the Read More

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Autumn fun: Pumpkin picking at Brooksgrove Farm, Haverfordwest

Ok, ok. I know it’s a proper blogger cliché, but I couldn’t resist it. This weekend we went pumpkin picking at Brooksgrove Farm, in Haverfordwest. And I’m so glad we did as I think I’ve ended up with the nicest set of photos of the boys to date. We had two choices of farms for Read More

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Choosing Delft over Amsterdam – a good call?

WHEN we booked our holiday to Eurocamp Duinrell in Holland, we planned to spend at least a day in Amsterdam. The parc is only 45km away from the city, and even though me and Stew have been there before we thought we’d take the opportunity to tick it off our little travel buddies’ capital challenge Read More

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On your bike in Holland! Cycling from Wassenaar to Scheveningen Beach

I DECIDED while we were on holiday that I’m going to write a travel bucket list. to keep track of all the places I’d like to see, and all the things I’d like to experience. And as with all good lists, I’ll start with something I can instantly tick off – cycling in Holland. Before visiting Read More

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Theme park rides and water slides: A review of Eurocamp Duinrell parc

EVERY holiday has those stand-out moments that you’ll never forget, and our week at Eurocamp’s Duinrell parc was no exception. Imagine eating pancakes beside a vintage carousel, spotting red roofs and church spires from the top of a big wheel, and watching red squirrels jumping through the trees. These are just some of the things Read More

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Hunting barnacles, and the “monster” of Burry Port beach

THIS evening wasn’t your usual Tuesday evening. We came home from work as normal, ate tea as normal, and then went hunting for the monster of Burry Port (barnacles to you and me). Yup, you read it right, we went barnacle hunting. Both me and Stew had read about a “mystery monster” that had washed Read More

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Dreaming of a family holiday to Skopelos, Greece

THERE’S nothing quite like a holiday that makes you feel far removed from the rest of the world – and the island of Skopelos looks like a Greek paradise where you could truly switch off. I fell in love with the idea of Greece while studying Captain Corelli’s Mandolin for A Level English Literature, with Read More