It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, so I figured it was about time for an update. Life has been getting in the way of blogging over the last month and I must confess to failing my 30 Day Blogging Challenge miserably. In fact I think I made it 4 days into it and stopped. Blogging every day is hard. I seriously take my hat off to anyone who can do it. But it’s not for me. Twice, possibly 3 times a week maybe…

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This week is Mental Health awareness week. I’ve spoken briefly about my history in this post but thought now would be a good time to talk about it more. I will add a trigger warning here. Some of the things I am going to talk about might need it. We all have mental health. Good mental health is an asset that helps us to thrive. This is not just the absence of a mental health problem, but having the ability to think, feel and act in a…

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May sees the start of a very busy summer for Brighton. Looking at local sites, it seems there is something going on almost every weekend from now until Winter! I recently won some tickets on twitter from Tea, Cake & Make, to the Foodies Festival which over the bank holiday weekend. Previously I had been to a food festival in Woking, but that was free non ticketed event. This one was on from Saturday – Monday, and the ticket I won allowed us to visit whenever we…

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I’m sure by now you have probably seen, either on twitter or facebook people talking about the new Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why. A quick google search will bring up endless articles on why you should and shouldn’t be watching the show. I would just like to say, please do not read any further if you are triggered by any of the following subjects – bullying, rape, mental health, self-harm,  suicide, depression, revenge porn, drink driving. All of these topics feature in the show, and…

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This week was Clems last one at pre-school before the Easter holidays. She only goes two mornings a week so our Easter holidays started on Thursday. The weather has been lovely the last few days. So we took full advantage of that and visited a local farm. Mile Oak Farm is in the South Downs, near Portslade, just outside of Brighton. If you don’t drive you can get the 1 or 1A bus to Mile Oak. From there it’s about a 15 minute walk to…

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