Monthly Archives: November 2010

Visit Midsomer

Ooh two posts in one day. I couldn’t resist an extra little post about the new Visit Midsomer website I’ve just heard about. Despite me and my husband not actually being 75, we are slightly obsessed by Midsomer Murders and … Continue reading

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Got 99p to spare? You can book next year’s holiday.

Travel company HolidayGems is offering cash-strapped families the chance to book next year’s summer holiday for just a 99p deposit. Its managing director Jason Edwards says: “Christmas and New Year is a really expensive time for people, but increasingly you … Continue reading

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Getting away at Christmas

Many families like to stay at home at Christmas – cook turkey, open presents, spend time with their extended family, fall asleep in front of the Queen’s speech. Others – like me – like to go away. It’s not often … Continue reading

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Ski gear for children

I promise the next post will not be snow-related and I will write about somewhere sunny and warm, but with all the talk of snow today I can’t help but be excited. I’ve just finished off a gallery of some … Continue reading

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Skiing with kids

Hooray it’s nearly December! I am getting, very, very excited about the forthcoming ski season, as are Toby and Livi, who have been on skis since they were three. Many families think skiing doesn’t work as a holiday when you … Continue reading

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Disney by the book

We recently went to Disneyland, Paris to try out Frommers Unofficial Guide to Disneyland, Paris and I have to say, it was brilliant. I love theme parks, and think I was probably more excited about it than the kids.

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Tips for flying Ryanair

Most of my friends say they would rather chew their own arm off than fly Ryanair. We, however, live in France and one of our nearest airports, Carcassonne, only has Ryanair flights. True, we can (and sometimes do) fly easyJet … Continue reading

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