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Sunday Ramblings and cravings.

Susan Books, Dance, Entertainment, Family, Food, gaming, Health, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Ramblings Sundays for our family have been fairly chaotic for a long time (Probably for around 10 years or more).  We are part of the group of parents who spend their weekends juggling kids clubs and activities whilst trying to maintain and hold on the notion of quality family time.  Why do we feel like this?  You would think by …

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September 2016 it came and went in a flash.

Susan Beauty, Dance, Days Out, Entertainment, Family, Fashion, Food, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Makeup, New Skills, Out & About

Thank you September September has come and gone in a flash in the Bradfield house.  I can’t quite believe how quickly it has gone.  Does anyone else feel like that. September for our family Lets have a quick look through September and what it has meant to us as a family. The children Archie 9.  Castings have been full on …

Silver Tap shoes…naturally!

Susan Dance, Family, Health

So my latest Thursday evening finds me sitting on the couch surrounded by other parents whilst the youngest is on his second week at dance school.  It’s not full time school.  He is only going one evening a week. I haven’t had the chance to get him to a dance shop to get him fitted for tap shoes yet.  This …

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West Side Story. ***** 5 star review

Susan Dance, Days Out, Entertainment, Flowers, Food, Lifestyle, Out & About, Theatre

Last weekend I was lucky enough to go and see West Side Story at The Factory Playhouse in Hitchin.  It was being performed by the students of a full-time course at EDA; a Performing Arts School in the same building. I wasn’t sure what to expect.  A theatre that has been built inside a disused factory? What I saw was …