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Dyson Cool desk fan review

Although summer seems like a long way away today, I am hoping my newly acquired Dyson desk fan might turn out to be extremely useful during hot summer nights this year. Dyson have been making their distinct bladeless fans since 2009, but the latest batch of models claim to be 75% quieter than the previous…

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Video review of Plum Pyramid Climbing Frame / Play Centre

. You may remember that in the summer we bought Theo a Plum wooden climbing frame for the garden. It wasn’t a cheap purchase and was something which we spent a lot of time researching and considering before we finally committed to buying. During the many hours I spent online looking for information the one…

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A story about looking gift horses in the mouth…

A few weeks ago I was approached by Dormeo and asked if I’d like to review one of their mattresses. A new mattress! Who would say no? Well dear readers, I very nearly did! This is because I suffer from some rather old-fashioned (and I now realise entirely misplaced) prejudice about foam mattresses. I read…

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A Homebase bank holiday bargain…

For some strange reason in the seven years we have been married, Jim and I have never bought ourselves a TV unit. Of course we’ve had lots of things that have served as TV units, like sideboards and tables, but we’ve never actually had something made for the job, so when Homebase contacted us recently…

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Birthday at the beach…

Yesterday we spent the day at East Wittering to celebrate my birthday. We did the same last year and its rapidly becoming a family tradition. We took a picnic, a disposable barbecue and some fold up chairs hurriedly purchased that morning in Tesco for £4.75.  For those who know this stretch of coast, you may…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a photographer, maker & marketeer based on the West Sussex/Hampshire border. This blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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