Happy Birthday Michele!

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Today I am writing 90 words about the strongest woman I know. Someone who is there for me whenever I need her and has made me a far better person than once I was. Today I am writing 90 words … Continue reading 

Win Create-a-World from WhiteStep

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Does anybody else feel like January is lasting forever? Every rainy day that we are stuck indoors Esther and William stand at the window longing to be let out. It is their new favourite thing to do and they shout … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review 14: The Snowman

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One winter morning a little boy named James wakes up to find that everything outside has turned snow-white. Overjoyed, James rushes downstairs and into the garden, where he begins to build a snowman. James sleeps fitfully, and at midnight he … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Two: Why I Love Christmas

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This is a book for children written by children, or at least a collection of their thoughts. This is a book that celebrates Christmas, in children’s very own words. Why I Love Christmas is a beautiful book illustrated by Daniel … Continue reading 

Wedding Reception One: The Tea Party

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After the church service our wedding was in two parts, afternoon tea with barn dancing and then our evening meal. For each of these parts we wanted to create a completely different style and atmosphere. The afternoon tea was in … Continue reading 

Night Monkey Day Monkey Book Review

Night Monkey Day Monkey

Over the last couple of weeks we have been reading and rereading a book which is becoming a firm favourite in the Nairn Henley household. A Julia Donaldson picture book about night and day, through the eyes of two little … Continue reading