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Book Review : How to be a Tudor

Jun 25, 17 Book Review : How to be a Tudor

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How to be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life by Ruth Goodman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Book Review : Mrs Rosie and the Priest

Jun 20, 17 Book Review : Mrs Rosie and the Priest

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Mrs Rosie and the Priest by Giovanni Boccaccio
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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Veggie Growing Update

Jun 17, 17 Veggie Growing Update

Posted by in Guernsey 2017, Miscellaneous

The latest update on the Veggy growing project started by my nephew in our video … “Growing with Lukas”...

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Book Review : The Black Death-A Personal History by John Hatcher

Jun 09, 17 Book Review : The Black Death-A Personal History by John Hatcher

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The Black Death: A Personal History by John Hatcher
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Book Review : James II: The Last Catholic King (Penguin Monarchs)

Jun 03, 17 Book Review : James II: The Last Catholic King (Penguin Monarchs)

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James II: The Last Catholic King by David Womersley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Book Review : Oliver Cromwell (Penguin ‘Monarchs’)

May 30, 17 Book Review : Oliver Cromwell (Penguin ‘Monarchs’)

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Oliver Cromwell by David Horspool
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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Book Review : Athelstan – The Making of England

May 22, 17 Book Review : Athelstan – The Making of England

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Athelstan: The Making of England by Tom Holland
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3 Mischievous Boys = Fun

Apr 19, 17 Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3 Mischievous Boys = Fun

Posted by in Guernsey 2017, Miscellaneous

The Science of Fun …
Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3(Mischievous boys) = Fun

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All Action Heroes- My Aussie Nephews

Apr 18, 17 All Action Heroes- My Aussie Nephews

Posted by in Guernsey 2017, Miscellaneous

Been having some fun with my 3 Aussie nephews who forced me to make this video with them … honest !

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Growing with Lukas

Apr 17, 17 Growing with Lukas

Posted by in Guernsey 2017, Miscellaneous

Great fun with Lukas today planting some veggie seeds...

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Time to Dust off the Cider Press Again

Oct 22, 16 Time to Dust off the Cider Press Again

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My first ‘proper’ cider apple harvest from the orchard I started 4 years ago … So I guess it’s time to dust off my Cider Press and apple pulper

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My Amazing Aussie Nephews

Jul 13, 16 My Amazing Aussie Nephews

Posted by in Australia 2016, Miscellaneous, Travel

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3 Go Mad in the Park

Jul 03, 16 3 Go Mad in the Park

Posted by in Australia 2016, Travel

Another great day here in Oz with our three adorable nephews …

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Crikey … it’s Australia Zoo

Jun 28, 16 Crikey … it’s Australia Zoo

Posted by in Australia 2016, Travel

Australia Zoo – Founded by the irrepressible Aussie Steve Irwin was a fantastic day out for all of us. It features most of Austalia’s natural fauna – which of course means pretty much every animal will kill you given half a chance. As Stevo would say “Crikey !”...

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