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Works at http://www.offcumden.com
Attended Lancaster University
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Looks like you had a fabulous time. Lovely video.
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Here's a holiday haul where I finally feel confident to buy a bikini!
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Love the dress! You look fantastic.
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Looks like a fantastic day! I didn't realise you could get day passes.
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What I have packed to keep my children entertained on a four hour flight!
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Great ideas there :)
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YourYouTube is live to link up all your latest videos #vlogger   #youtube  
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This is fantastic! My daughter has just had her hair cut and I think it's a bit too short to try out this style but will give it a go as soon as it grows a bit!
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+Helpful Mum It might be easier than you think in terms of not having too much hair to hide after you've pulled it through the crown :D
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This really is so cute, and looks relatively easy to make too!
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+Helpful Mum Thank you for sharing - it really was simple
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I am seriously impressed at how simple this looks!
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Looks like a fantastic day out. Love the picture of the three on a big branch!
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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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