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I recently took the plunge and delved behind the front line of Hotter shoes. Yes I am talking about the brand as though it’s my enemy but at 40 years old I saw the brand as one ‘for the grandma’s’ and I’m not talking sirens like Joan Collins or Helen Mirren but rather characters like Nora Batty…

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Breast is best, that’s what we are told. The huge NHS booklet entitled ‘feeding your baby’ ONLY mentions breast. Company’s aren’t allowed to advertise their breast milk alternative formulas until stage two which is recommended for babies six months and up. BUT is breast really what is best, always and for everyone? This post is…

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Northern Stage has been part of my life for six and a half years now and each and every time I go I’m looking forward to the next performance. We’ve visited twice this year already. Both times my daughter Emily and I nabbed the tickets and had our breathes taken away by balletLORENT thoroughly beautiful depiction…

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This time last year I was well into my third trimester and a little rounded to say the least. It had been five years since I was pregnant with Emily and my weight and fitness has been good, great, poor and very poor at different times over those years. I was 34 when I became pregnant…

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When asked to review The Haybarn in Fryton, Slingsby, North Yorkshire by Gorgeous Cottages as a destination for ‘Posh Hen Do’s’ and ‘Girlie Getaways’ we were not prepared for the splendour to come. We headed to York and found our way to The Haybarn, one of the Cherrygarth Cottages luxury holiday cottages. It was pitch dark when we arrived at 7pm. Upon…

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