Holiday time – our 2 week ‘staycation’

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A few years ago, Sam and I learnt the value in taking two solid weeks off work. We now do it annually, usually in September. For 2016, that fortnight has just come to an end and we had a lovely time. “Where did they go?” you might wonder. Well actually we didn’t go anywhere. We took the term ‘staycation’ very literally and stayed at home for two whole weeks. Two. Whole. Weeks. It was wonderful!

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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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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (4 & 1). I'm a Gardener, am houseplant obsessed and addicted to tea. By day I work in tech and also look after my littles. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. 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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