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[Video 2:59] Tweet tweet Mummy!

Posted by on November 28, 2011
Trying to get my sons to sit quietly for any length of time is challenging enough. But the thought of trying to get them to do so with their eyes shut – well, let’s just say I did wonder… But I’m always up for a challenge. And Looking for Dragons has been invited by Mumsnet to launch the blog-tour (see bottom) for a book about...
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[video 0:50] Stamp!

Posted by on November 20, 2011
Here are some very happy feet.
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Young wildlife photographers

Posted by on November 15, 2011
I’ve just received my copy of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 (Portfolio 21).  I’ve written half the captions for this book most years for quite some time now. The images are, as always, mostly stunning. But what never fails to impress me is the stuff that the youngsters pull out of the hat. There are three categories specially...
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Children rank having a garden at home or outdoor space nearby as #2 on their list of ‘must-haves’. This is immediately followed by the #3 ‘must have’ of at least one family holiday away from home each year. And #5 on the list is ‘monthly trips or days out with the family.’ In fact, only one essential item among the top five (a personal music...
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