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Family

  • Please help vulnerable kids to have a Safe Summer

    Tweet It’s all too easy when we’re thinking about our own summer holiday plans with our families to forget that there are many kids growing up in the UK for whom the school holidays can…

    June 4, 2015
  • Free family half term day out at Novotel

    Tweet If you asked your kids who their superhero is, what do you think they’d say? Iron Man? Doctor Who? Well, according to a new survey by Novotel, while the likes of Spiderman, Superman…

    February 5, 2015
  • The guilty remnants

    Tweet I’m a bit obsessed with new US series The Leftovers – in fact I’d go as far as to say it’s my favourite TV show since Lost. It focuses on a small town,…

    September 24, 2014
  • Easter chick

    Tweet Much as I love Christmas – I even have a whole cupboard for our decorations, for goodness’ sake – Easter is, really, my favourite celebration. The fact that it’s spring, I can put…

    April 23, 2014
  • The Moment in Time meme

    Tweet I was watching the movie About Time one night last week; it’s rather a confused film about time travel, with lots of unanswered questions. But one of the best scenes is when the…

    February 9, 2014
  • The joys of a family road trip

    Tweet My mum had a small accident in her car the week before last. Basically a lorry clipped the side, damaging the wing mirror and scratching the body work. Of course the driver drove…

    February 1, 2014
  • Humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and Kids Company

    Tweet It’s the child’s bed that does it for me. A pink bed, with a white sculpture of a child on top of it. Above, a mobile, coat hangers of men’s shoes. They represent,…

    January 14, 2014
  • All I want for Christmas

    Tweet It’s funny how you reach a certain stage in life where receiving Christmas presents ceases to be the most important thing about the holidays. Maybe it’s a sign of maturity, or maybe it’s…

    December 1, 2013
  • November snapshots

    Tweet So, after what turned out to be an unexpectedly bleak October, November brought blue skies, extraordinary technicolour sunsets and the chance to catch up with some of my favourite people. We celebrated three…

    November 27, 2013
  • Top energy saving tips for families

    Tweet I think most of us right now are worried about our energy bills, and wondering how we can cut the costs of our fuel and electricity without turning the heating off completely or…

    November 18, 2013