Family Fruit Picking

Every year we try to make an effort and go fruit picking. It's a simple activity and one everyone seems to enjoy, a little picnic, the sampling of the fruit and getting some fresh air. 

We're not ones to fill our punnets up to the brim with fruit that we're never going to eat, instead, we still to what we like so that's strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. 

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Five Hobbies That Will Get You Out the House

If you find yourself stuck in the house after you’ve finished work, it’s probably time to have a look at getting a hobby to give you some much needed fresh air. Whether you work full-time from home or you’re studying for a nurse practitioner doctorate degree using one of the online doctoral nursing programs, a decent hobby is something to enjoy and keep you active. If you’re running out of ideas when it comes to choosing a hobby, have a look at some of the popular choices below that you may not have thought of.

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Aly’s Dream Horse

Just up the road from us, we have a place called Sussex Horse Rescue, a place that looks after horses and donkeys that have been injured or abandoned.

During the Summer months, this is open on a Sunday with a small admission fee which helps pay for the upkeep and every year they also produce a charity calendar...which I'm taking the photos for this year.

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Making Money Through Photography- Is it Really Possible?

Turning a passion into a job is not always easy, and definitely, requires some hard work. Nonetheless, when we’re talking about photography the job hunt is different from the other fields. There are many professional photographers working and earning a living, and even though it is not simple to go from taking photos as a hobby to then turning that into a money making business, it is doable. You don’t just need to have a camera and photography skills, but also business skills.

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A Spectacular Family Holiday in Sicily

Family holidays (despite the inevitable stress that comes with them) are truly when you and your kids will build memories together that will last for the rest of your lives. They are an opportunity for parents to spend quality time with their children away from the, often busy, schedules of daily life back home. They also open up the world to your little ones, and offer mum and dad with a much-needed relaxing break, all along with beautiful weather, turquoise waters, and delicious food.

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My Father's Day Meal

Father's Day is approaching in a matter of weeks and the girls for once are getting prepared. Normally they buy a few small things such as chocolates or a voucher but this time I thought I would test them.

I asked them to cook me one of my favourite meals...lamb shanks. For me, this is one of those luxury meals that I never really get, as neither of the girls like meat on the bone. I tend to just get this meal either when out at a restaurant on special occasions.

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