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This is such a lovely video. Did they ever get to go to Center Parcs? We are heading to Center Parcs in Holland this October half term - it's so cheap compared to the UK!
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This looks like so much fun!
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We took a trip to Lightwater Valley near Ripon a couple of weeks ago and had an amazing time.
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hi me hijab i liks ur videos
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I know what you mean about the synthetic feel to the clothes sometimes! You made me laugh out loud with the chat about bum cleavage!
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+Helpful Mum haha maybe not the best avenue to go down on a YouTube video but hey- whatever comes into your head, right?!
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What a lovely video, looks like a lovely week.
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Here's my first ever weekly vlog. If you fancy a peek into the life of a B&B manager in the summer check it out!
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27 minutes is pretty impressive! It would take my husband years, he isn't at all practical!
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Good on you for sticking up for yourself. You are amazing and doing a fantastic thing. So glad you didn't let it get to you. Your attitude is fabulous.
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Wow, that was spectacular. I've never seen a dolphin show before. I do love a good paella too!
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Thanks +Helpful Mum. Definitely think its worth seeing one live if you get the chance
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I've never been to a model village before, this looks fantastic!
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The kitten scratch post is great! Mine used to love those when they were kittens. So sorry to hear about your anxiety, it's not boring at all. x
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Love the dancing! Starting nursery is tough, especially on you. It does get better and easier though.
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Thanks. He is finding easier than me I think!x
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Hello! My name is Siân and I am a 33 year old Mum of two, a boy born in March 2009 and a girl born in March 2011. I have graduated this summer from University, where I was a mature student studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Now I am a manager of a Bed and Breakfast in the Yorkshire Dales.

I was born in Yorkshire but moved to Oxford at the age of five when my Mum and Dad split up. Currently I live on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, having moved here nine years ago from London. We moved here when I married at the age of 21 (it'll never last - my wise father said), but we are still very much happily married. 

For the past three and a half years I have been writing a blog called You're not from round here. The title of my blog is taken from the fact that because I don't sound like I am local I am treated as if I am not. An offcumden is a local word used to describe people 'not from round here'. You can read a post on what an offcumden is here.

I have worked as a football analyst, a sports researcher, an assistant producer in sports news, in one of Her Majesty's prisons and, more recently, on a mental health ward (to name but a few).

Since starting University, I have become interested in fitness and going to the gym. I'm not aiming to lose weight, just to get fit (which seems to be working). Sewing, baking and reading are what I do in my (very little) spare time. I also love sport, football, rugby union, golf and formula one being particular favourites!

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My blog 'You're not from round here' was shortlisted in the 2012 Brilliance in Blogging awards in the Fresh Voices category. I was chosen to write a guest post for Caitlin Moran's website for the launch of her book 'How to be a Woman' and again for the launch of 'Moranthology'. I have also featured on Parentdish.
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    Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2011 - 2014
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