With a new school term on the horizon we can all remember that optimistic feeling we used to get at the start of September. As children, I’m sure we all used to say that we were not looking forward to going back to school, but in reality the opposite was true. Six weeks seems like…

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As the sun sets on the last Bank Holiday of the year, it’s time to reflect on the wonderful summer we have had. The barbecue emits the last of its heat to cook the last few sausages of the summer. These sausages seem to taste better than all others we have eaten thus far. It…

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If you haven’t seen it already, we thought we would do a quick blog to tell you that our history video has proven very popular. We’ve compiled a few favourite photographs from our past in order to tell you our story and it seems it’s a story that you have enjoyed hearing. It’s a story…

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As it’s holiday season we have been sharing a few fuel facts on our facebook and twitter pages. For example did you know A plane burns 12,788 litres of fuel per hour. On a 22 hour flight to Australia that would be 281,336 litres of fuel! Another facebook user made a comparison between aeroplane fuel…

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We know the thought of a holiday is often very appealing, especially as the best of our summer weather has been and gone. But think carefully before you decide to leave all the joys of the southwest behind you for a fortnight in the Med. For a start you know what to expect when you…

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The luggage carousel; why it has to be this way in the 21st century I don’t know but instead of sitting in the comfort of our own living room knowing that the beautiful beaches of the southwest are just a stone’s throw away (or at most a short drive) we decide year after year to…

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Let’s face it. We all feel from time to time that our home looks more like the inside of an industrial bin than a feature property in a posh magazine; particularly during the school holidays when the children seem to shed mess wherever they set foot. But deep down we know it’s not that bad……

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1966 was a big year. This year stands out in the mind of every British person; even those born decades later. Why? It’s not because The Beatles released their album ‘Rubber Soul’… It’s not because British Rail began full electric train passenger services… And it certainly isn’t because England beat West Germany in the FA…

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Holidays. We look forward to them all year, we plan our activities and even our outfits. We save up spending money and even buy a couple of books to read on the beach. Despite this preparation, if you are anything like me, every holiday begins the same way; utter chaos. Our household always plans a…

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