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Meeting Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff

I’M not usually one for getting into the Christmas spirit before December, but this weekend we had an offer that made us dig out the festive jumpers a week early – we were invited to meet Father Christmas at Hamleys in Cardiff. The store was launching its Father Christmas experience, so we took Santi and Ezra along Read More

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Vlog: A visit to Techniquest and Cardiff Bay

Last week we were invited to Techniquest in Cardiff Bay, where they have a new Imagination Playground to celebrate their 30th anniversary. It was the perfect opportunity for a day out and have another go at a vlog. One of my blogging friends at Teddy Bears and Cardigans had recently been and Santi loved watching videos Read More

Family events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire Christmas 2016:

THERE are a huge number of family-friendly and children’s events organised in Llanelli, Carmarthen and across Carmarthenshire this Christmas. From feeding the ducks with Santa Claus and visiting his grotto, to watching the Christmas lights being switched-on, there won’t be a dull moment. Here’s a round-up of Christmas events taking place through the end of November Read More

Eurocamp adventures: Family photos in a vineyard

FROM the minute the plane touched down at Nice Airport I became obsessed with the light in the Provence Alps Cote D’Azur region. The sun cast the most beautiful glow, especially during the early morning and late afternoon, so landing at 5pm was perfect timing. I think I drove Stew a bit mad as he tried Read More

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Fireworks displays in Swansea, Llanelli and Carmarthenshire 2016

WE’RE already into November, which means one thing – Guy Fawkes night! Here’s a round-up of family-friendly fireworks events in Swansea, Llanelli and the surrounding area. St Helen’s Ground, Swansea: Saturday, November 5. Billed as Swansea’s Biggest Fireworks Display, gates open at 5.30pm, with entertainment from 6pm and a fireworks display at 7.30pm. Advance ticket Read More

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Autumn fun and pumpkin picking at Hendrewennol

THIS weekend, after a bit of an up and down sort of week involving a hospital trip for Santi, we wanted a bit of quality family time. Not ones for chilling out at home, this meant a random outing to a pick-your-own farm to look for pumpkins. We’re planning to throw a toddlers’ Halloween party in a couple Read More

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Eurocamp adventures part 2: Breaking all the pool rules

WE might not seem like the most rebellious family, but in just one morning on holiday we managed to break pretty much every swimming pool rule – and there were A LOT of rules. After a long journey to France we expected Santi and Ezra to have a lie in, giving us a chance to Read More