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    Just So Festival 2016 Highlights

    Just So Festival 2016 Highlights

    With three days of activities we couldn’t squeeze it all into the general Just So Blog post. We needed to point out the parts that the kids and ourselves loved the most. So join us on our run down of the highlights of our first Family Festival. Festival Food Corn After camping for nearly a […]

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    Just So Festival 2016

    Just So Festival 2016

    What a weekend! What a week! We’ve been none stop recently and are now resting in Hooper Towers. Out of the many adventures we have just had, we also got the opportunity to go to the Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire. The festival ran from Friday to Sunday (19th – 21st August 2016). Just […]

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    Kendal Calling 2016

    Kendal Calling 2016 – Bands, Burgers and Bogs

    As you may have picked out from the previous Kendal Calling post, I was going to a music festival without really knowing any of the music! A festival (and any event / restaurant / show) for me is mainly about atmosphere and experience. This is where this second update from the Kendal Calling weekend lies. […]

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    George and the Dragon – Clifton

    We’d packed up the car for Kendal Calling and decided to meet our friends in Clifton, just outside of the Kendal Calling site. There were two reasons for this. Firstly to get on the road and do something. Secondly, I had a Geocache I wanted to find. I’d done my research and worked out where […]

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    Kendal Calling 2016

    Kendal Calling 2016

    The last time we went to a music festival, The Stereophonics were big and JJ72 were still touring the country. As an birthday gift to Catherine I bought tickets to V2001 in Staffordshire. From my memory it lashed down with rain and if we’d driven there would have packed up early. We listened to the […]

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    FInding Dory

    Finding Dory

    Finding Nemo was a surprise hit for me, we went to the Odeon at the Gate to see it (Before Children aka B.C.). I had expect to enjoy the rich colours and animation, but ended up being sucked into the story and actually laughing out loud. The Scene where Dory talks whale was the scene […]

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    Wallington - National Trust

    Wallington – National Trust Norhumberland

    It’s the second week of the school summer break and we have settled into the lazy morning routine well. The kids have already partied hard in Scarborough with my parents for a week and I was still recovering from the pink wine fest that was Kendal Calling so I was more then happy to have […]

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    Willow Farm – Sunday Lunch

    Alan: Good Morning Sunday, What a beautiful morning to get up and about… Oh look it’s 6:45am… The perfect time to capture the day! Catherine (post Ladies Day): Urghhh! Be quiet… I’m stopping in bed all day… will you top up my water! It was a sunny Sunday morning and as we¬†were still child free, […]

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