Keeper for a Day!

So, on Friday just gone I headed to Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable to take part in my birthday present from Sam: a ‘Keeper for a Day‘ experience. I was very excited. I was in a group of five plus Rosie, our ‘guide’, who is also a keeper in the Asia section of the park. We met just inside the zoo at 8:45am, before the zoo was open to the public and we went through our itinerary over breakfast – it

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Some Sunday baking

I go through phases with baking; For weeks I will have no interest in doing it at all, then I will suddenly want to make several things in one session. Today was one of those days and I wanted to try a new recipe too. I made a batch of my usual cheese scones and followed it up with a courgette cake! My Mum made a chocolate courgette cake years ago and I have always been meaning to try it.

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Trolling: eroding our internet freedom?

Over the last week or so, the news has been filled with stories about trolling online. The term is quite well described here on Wikipedia, although this Urban Dictionary definition says it a bit more ‘like it is’. Anger around the subject has been growing for quite a long time, but the tragic suicide of a young teenager, Hannah Smith, as a result of online bulling has brought the topic to the fore. The wide range of reports and stories

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Pain & tiredness – two reasons to not let your fitness drop!

I have been lax of late with my training. After my self – elected break from full on rowing training over the winter, I pottered along keep keeping fit but just not pushing myself to the limit every session. It was a nice change and a break I emotionally needed. But as we have moved in to the summer, I began to become a bit complacent about my training. We all know that complacency breeds laziness. What happened? Well, my

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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