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Beautiful Bridlington – A Yorkshire Gem

Bridlington – Yorkshire I’m a little biased as to the reasons that you should visit Bridlington. You see my grandma was born in this lovely seaside town, and we grew up hearing stories of how special it is. This was carried on by my mum who then went to visit during

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Sunday Strolls in East Sussex

Its been a while since I’ve written about us personally. We’ve both been busy enjoying the summer. Travelling to Spain and Portugal has meant that I have actually had a summer this year, and for Pete, a weekend by the beach was well needed. Back in the UK the weather hasn’t been all that

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BURNING OF THE CLOCKS

The Burning of the Clocks Festival

There is some debate over how one should prepare their cream tea (Devonshire Tea to us Aussies). We learnt this upon the arrival of Pete’s distant relative Sam, who is staying with us for a week to do some work experience at Pete’s work, and happens to be from the

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The Bluebell Railway

According to my font of knowledge of all things British (my friend Gary), an anorak is someone who bird watches, or train spots, or does a bit of a nerdy hobby almost obsessively, generally requiring an anorak due to the weather conditions. Well this weekend, we found ourselves amongst the

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A UK Christmas

Well Christmas has come and gone, and it has certainly beena busy one for us. We headed up to friends in Oxford for a traditional British Christmas day and I can honestly say turkey does taste better in winter! Since we were UK bound for the Christmas break, we thought

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Amazing Canada – Toronto & Niagara

Time has flown since my last post and we are rapidly heading into autumn. The days are noticeably cooler and long boots and jumpers are not out of place. Whilst we receive the odd ‘blue bird’ day, the clouds have firmly settled most days and its more a case of

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