Pass me that bottle, and a glass, pour and drink – ahhhh, thats better. Its thats time of year again when the Sloes are beautifully ripe and ready to be picked, well not exactly as they are best when they have had the first frost. There are people who spoil this – If I was to wait for the first frost all the sloes would be gone, so thats the reason I pick them slightly early, and a good job…

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Money management is very important, we learn from our parents behaviours and if we constantly think money grows on trees then we will never learn and think it is ok to spend spend spend. As a child I was always taught by my Grandad to spend half and save half. I think he first opened a post office savings account for me when I was born and it started by saving a £1 a week, when I was old enough…

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How many of us parent have a child who sleeps in the bed with us? Its brilliant isn’t it? We have so much room….   I’m quite lucky in a way as my son doesn’t always do it, he is in a bad routine that I just cannot seem to break. We moved house when he was 1 year old but we before we moved he was brilliant, I used to read to him and he would sleep all through…

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