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Kipper & the Broken Ear

One of Keelan and I’s favourite places to visit is Exeter library. We first visited several months ago and, alongside the brilliant books, Keelan took a shine to the large statue of Kipper the Dog that was sat on the shelf. He was very gentle with him, stroked him and then we found some stories with him in to read. This became a bit
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Game time!

We have been playing a game between the two of us called ‘Not my Nappy’. Although neither of us have actually mentioned the game by name or acknowledged its existence, the instructions are fairly simple and consistent all over the world. Two players are in a room when a sound or smell signals the start of the game. The two players then spend the
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Memories that linger

Although 2 and a half years have passed since our first son was born I have been transported back in time this week through the familar scent of our newborn’s full nappies. I have heard somewhere before that certain smells can trigger memories in people’s minds and that odour has certainly stirred images of sleepness nights, fumbling with buttons of sleepsuits in the dark
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Crealy

Having lived in Devon on and off for the last 16 years, until yesterday I had never visited Crealy Adventure Park. I’d been missing out. It was so enjoyable that we went again today and will probably be going again before the week is out.