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Claire Evans
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Mum of four, teacher, blogger in South West Wales
Mum of four, teacher, blogger in South West Wales

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What to Plant in Your Garden: A Visual Guide to Companion Planting
Gardening is one of the most rewarding pastimes- it's relaxing, healthy, fun and you get to literally enjoy the fruits (and vegetables and flowers!) of your labour.  Many people want to take up gardening but don't know where to start or what to plant.  My a...

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Visiting the Dylan Thomas Boathouse and Writing Shed, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire
Two years ago we visited Laugharne  but arrived too late in the day to go inside the Dylan Thomas Boathouse.  I promised to return and last weekend we finally did.  As always it was a lovely visit to  " Laugharne- this timeless, beautiful, barmy (both spell...

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Books: The Top Ten Summer Reads 2017
Just as soon as we'd booked our Summer Holiday this year, my sisters and I began to discuss what books we were packing as we planned to swap to make sure we have enough reading material to last the whole holiday. I know that you can pack more books digital...

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Entertainment: Try a Night at the Opera for an Unforgettable Experience
I always used to say that I'd never like opera.  All that changed when I went to a workshop with Swansea City Opera.  The music moved me.  I even got to sing with them and enjoyed their first show that I went to see. For the uninitiated, a night at the oper...

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Travel: Who Will Look After the Dog While You're Away?
It’s summer! For many of us, that means it is time to travel. It is the perfect time to wander the earth and make new discoveries, time to visit family and make memories. All we need to do is pack our bags and go. Easy, right? But, what do we do about our p...

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The Addams Family: The Musical Comedy Tour, Wales Millennium Centre Review
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, yet as soon as the orchestra broke into the reassuringly familiar notes of the Vic Muzzy "Addams Family" theme tune, I felt all warm and fuzzy and memories of watching the old 1960's Addams Family epi...

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Travel: Who Will Look After the Dog While You're Away?
It’s summer! For many of us, that means it is time to travel. It is the perfect time to wander the earth and make new discoveries, time to visit family and make memories. All we need to do is pack our bags and go. Easy, right? But, what do we do about our p...

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Five Upcoming Musicals to Watch at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Regular readers know that while I love many genres of live theatre there will always be a special place in my heart for musicals.  When the recent Wales Millennium Centre brochure arrived I sang with glee to see so many wonderful musicals on the programme t...

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Competition: Win a Lottie Brownie Doll
Lottie Dolls  have just released a new  Brownie Lottie Doll  and as a  member of the  Lottie Brownie Pack  I have one to give away.  I have reminisced about   my old Brownie Guide days  and reviewed the  new Brownie Lottie Doll  (spoiler alert- we love it!)...

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Life Lately- The Summer Holidays Begin
So, since our last Life Lately, the kids have broken up for the school holidays.  The first week was taken up with organising and packing for Rebecca's trip to Switzerland and Danny's trip to PGL (not to mention our mini break while we dropped Danny off!) s...
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