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The script to be used by broadcasters in the event of an attack

Kelvedon Secret Nuclear Bunker

Some tourist attractions feel like a glossed over, sanitised version of the real thing. Often millions are spent on audio visual this, interactive that and often loose a bit of sight of what the main event is. This is certainly NOT the case with Kelvedon Hatch ‘Secret’ Nuclear Bunker, which we visited yesterday. Kelvedon Hatch was built as an RAF… Read more →

West Mersea

West Mersea

Stunning day today. The weather was amazing. We headed for the an island called Mersia – because I’d read about “The Oyster Bar” there.  We arrived a short while before it opened so decided to go for a walk along the beach. A very picturesque beach on a day like today – hundreds of little beach huts. – all painted a different… Read more →

Harrogate to Rawtenstall to Tiptree

Harrogate to Rawtenstall to Tiptree

Jaygo eats a well needed snag sarney after his night on a train.. Felix’s birthday today and we’ve set off on an adventure. Quite unorthodox for me to display a non birthdayee on a birthday blog – but we were up and out before the usual prezzies in bed tradition this morning. After Felix’s close buddies came over for a ‘sleep’… Read more →

Sophie's self

Sophie’s self

Sophie painted this lovely picture of herself at school.  I snapped it when we went to visit her teacher for a parents evening. It sounds like she’s doing really well in her first term at Grove Road. One of the many things that were pointed out by her wonderful teacher was that she knows what she wants. Interesting. Some kids… Read more →

Salsa Verde

Had a very peaceful weekend. It seems that the ratio of peaceful verses full on / party hard weekends is tipping in the favour of peace at the moment. Very nice. Spent the weekend hanging, chillaxing, and not feeling disappointed at all that it was tipping it down. We were beached indoors and I was cooking. Did a beef in… Read more →