Podcasts I’m loving right now

I’m super late to the party when it comes to podcasts – mainly as, for a very long time, I was never on my own to be able to listen to anything and when I was I just needed the mindless background noise of the radio whilst I worked. To my mind, a podcast needed my attention, it needed me to concentrate on it and learn from it. Of course that’s not always the case – yes some podcasts are about learning and inspiring the audience, others are purely about entertainment. I tend to find I listen to podcasts in the car when I’m on my own and know I’ve got a good 40 minutes or so listening time to dedicate to it. Or occasionally I’ll listen when I’m out got a walk – I find a podcast distracts me far more from the act of exercise than music does!…

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No, I’m not “glad of the peace”!

No, I’m not “glad of the peace”!

Earlier this week I mentioned to someone that Dave was working away all week and she said, “Oooh aren’t you glad? I think … View Post
Three under 5 . . .  Five years later

Three under 5 . . . Five years later

Five years ago now, I wrote a post about what it was like having three children under 5.  Those days are far behind us … View Post
Top Tips for Visiting Blackpool Illuminations

Top Tips for Visiting Blackpool Illuminations

We first took the kids to see Blackpool Illuminations in 2015 and it quickly became a family tradition – we’ve only missed one year since … View Post
National Trust – Brimham Rocks

National Trust – Brimham Rocks

Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire has been on our radar for quite some time now. My friend Hannah mentioned earlier this year that she … View Post
The first day of October half term and making the most of the sunshine

The first day of October half term and making the most of the sunshine

The plan for today had been a steady, lazy day at home – you know the sort of day where you just don’t really … View Post
Our Puddle Ducks / Swim Academy Journey so far!

Our Puddle Ducks / Swim Academy Journey so far!

Amy swims with Puddle Ducks / Swim Academy free of charge Amy has been learning to swim with Puddle Ducks and, more recently, Swim Academy … View Post