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Month: June 2016

The flying seagull project

The flying seagull project

  We first met the Flying Seagulls at Wilderness Festival in 2012.  One of the first areas we tend to head for is the children’s area at any festival. Within minutes we noticed the Seagulls, and who could miss them? In every children’s area they tend to attract the largest crowds, never an empty seat when they perform unless they have you dancing, jumping around and becoming part of the show.  They become the backbone of every kids’ area they…

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Preserving Memories

Preserving Memories

My Mum writes in a diary every single night. I was reminded of the diaries when I recently stayed and went into the cupboard under the stairs. On the shelves she has diaries going back to when my brother and sister were small, so she must have around 50 years worth at least. As far as I’m aware she has never missed a entry, some days the entries are short and just about the weather or what shift she worked…

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My Sunday photo #1

My Sunday photo #1

Sunday is going to start to be a big photo publishing day. I would love to see any photos you take on a Sunday too. This afternoon the sun has well and truly arrived at Garden Cottage, so the afternoon was spent exploring and playing in the garden and a plastic box filled with water provided for cooling down. Here is a selection of what Matilda got up to…

A day out at Hay Festival

A day out at Hay Festival

Hay Festival is held in Hay-on-wye, Powys, Wales for roughly 10 days.  I once heard Hay Festival described as “The Woodstock of the mind”, that is a fabulous description for what is a bubbling pot of literature and entertainment. Since its early days it now has a children area called ‘hay fever’. Each day in hay fever they have a different subject they cover in art sessions. Initially my 7 year old pulled his face and said it was for…

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