Day Out at Bletchley Park: Code Cracking and Computer Fun

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After a long car drive to Bletchley Park, the first vehicle we came across was actually a vintage motorcycle.  The codes that were brought to the code cracking experts Bletchley park on moterbikes like this one were delivered by women during world war two. The McAfee exhibit in the museum was all about codes and computers today.  It was quite scary to read just how much information is stored about each of us online. There were some cool interactive elements in the exhibit too.  Our nephews Greg and Cody had fun playing with the interactive touchscreens. We learnt so much […]

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Silent Sunday 7th September 2014 #silentsunday #mysundayphoto Andy Warhol

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Just call me Andy Warhol If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it. – Andy Warhol 

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REAL Natural Beauty: Love Your Hair Banish Your Grey – Hair Colour

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  I LOVE natural beauty.  My body is so full of chemicals (medication) that I feel it’s only right to limit the amount of chemicals I put ON my body. Back in May, I had a run in with some very UNnatural hair colour, which was branded to make it seem gentle and nourishing (read full post here), but on closer inspection I found it was full of all sorts of nasty stuff.  I vowed it would be the last time put something on my hair or body without reading the label. My search for natural hair care was very […]

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A Special Wedding Day with Me To You

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There is so much that goes into making a wedding day perfect and special.  Something you are both happy with that leaves you with memories to treasure for a lifetime, for your life together.  Having just come down of the newlywed cloud, I’ve been looking at the things that made the day special (other than my husband of course), and I can’t deny the touch of magic that was sprinkled by the gorgeous Me To You wedding range. From the little sucker featuring two Me To You bears in love, holding a Just Married sign, which we displayed proudly in […]

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Days Out: Watching X Factor Live at Wembley Arena, London – Wheelchair Access, Wonderful Surprises and Waiting Around

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A recent trip to London brought much headache inducing stress, as detailed in this blog post.  We did however manage, thanks to a quick nap and a vat of rescue remedy to get some things accomplished on this trip, one of which was visiting Wembley Arena in London to watch X Factor being filmed. I know some people can’t do enough to get away from news of X Factor when it is on the TV, but I’m guessing that if you have read this far you are not one of them.  I will therefore make a pretty unsurprising confession – […]

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I Go Driving in My Car: Personal Independence – getting out and about with an adapted vehicle #disability

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I write an awful lot about getting around, and the problems with getting around, especially when it comes to public transport.  Pavements are craggy and my wheelchair is on it’s last legs (pun intended), so getting out of the house can pose a problem.  It would be so easy to just stay indoors, especially with the horrid weather we’ve had of late (seriously, where is summer?) The thing is though, I don’t want to stay in.  I want to get out and feel the wind in my hair.  I want to participate in life, and live it to the full. […]

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Top Tips for Perfect Eye Makeup Application at Any Age: #Teenagers #30s #40s and beyond

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I have heard many times from readers that they are unsure of how to apply eye makeup, and how to get the best look for their age and skin type.  Whether you consult an online makeup specialist, read blogs or get ideas from friends, there are a few basics that are very good to bear in mind when you are creating your desired look. Wide eyed with wonder   Teenagers When you first start using eye make-up as a teenager you should always remember the golden rule ‘less is more’. It’s tempting to want to try everything when it comes […]

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