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Family History: Drunk & Riotous

Family History: Drunk & Riotous

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For anyone researching their family history, newspaper archives can be an absolute goldmine. Some ancestors might not appear in the newspapers at all, some might appear in the births, marriages ... Read more
Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’

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Firstly, apologies for being missing in action over the past month. It’s not that I’ve been that busy, it’s just that I’ve somehow not felt the inclination to blog (or ... Read more
Speed, Spills & Thrills!

Speed, Spills & Thrills!

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This past weekend I was lucky enough to visit the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix in Cardiff courtesy of Wales Blog Network and SGP. “What is Speedway?”, ... Read more
Win a Pair of British FIM Speedway Grand Prix Tickets!

Win a Pair of British FIM Speedway Grand Prix Tickets!

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The 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix returns to Cardiff on Saturday, 22nd July for its 17th year and this is your chance to win a pair of ... Read more
The Oak Leaf and The Acorn

The Oak Leaf and The Acorn

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I’ve never been one for wearing much jewellery, but I do like the odd piece every now and then. There’s one website where I’ve been practically drooling over the products ... Read more
Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

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When Lana from Twenty Fingers asked if I’d be interested in reviewing a personalised papercut from their website, I jumped at the chance. Twenty Fingers is a family-run business creating ... Read more
Life, Love, Craft

Life, Love, Craft

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Life Sorry my blog posts have been missing from action this past couple of weeks. My chronic fatigue has been kicking my backside this past fortnight or so and, combined ... Read more
An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

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Today, I got an introduction to letterpress printing! Working in the pre-press department of a local modern print company means I have an interest in all things print, so when ... Read more
2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

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2016 has definitely been a year to forget. It’s been my most emotional, stressful and upsetting year, and one I hope I never have to repeat. Thankfully, it’s nearly over ... Read more
PhoenixFire Designs – Handcrafted Jewellery

PhoenixFire Designs – Handcrafted Jewellery

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I would like to introduce you to May of PhoenixFire Designs. We have been friends online for many years and I love her work. She makes so many wonderful pieces ... Read more
The Struggles of a Humble Cat Owner

The Struggles of a Humble Cat Owner

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Let’s be under no illusion. We are not really cat “owners”, we are cat servants, dedicated to pandering to their every whim. If you have a cat or you’ve ever ... Read more
You’ve Been Tangoed!

You’ve Been Tangoed!

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Hungry, but having already eaten my lunch, I headed to the snack machine in work. Selecting a bag of crisps and a can of Apple Tango, I sat down at ... Read more
Savvy Shopping

Savvy Shopping

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I thought I’d share with you some of my hints and tips for getting the best of out your money when shopping online. So, in no particular order… Join a ... Read more
Begin Climbing the Family Tree

Begin Climbing the Family Tree

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With the explosion of family history records available online over the past few years, researching the family tree has become a popular pastime. If you’d like to have a go ... Read more
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

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Here’s wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! I’m spending my first Christmas away from home this year as I’ll spending it with my boyfriend and his family. However, we’ll be ... Read more