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Archive for August, 2010

Seaside fun – Castle, Dragon, Face and Turtles

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

What does a castle, dragon, face and a turtle pianist have in common? Sand Sandcastle, Dragon sand sculpture, Sand-face and a Turtle playing a piano on the beach. Toddlers and sandcastles There is something about sand that kids love. I certainly used to enjoy playing in the sand when I was younger and my two […]

Review – Butlins holiday at Minehead

Friday, August 13th, 2010

We recently went on a family holiday to Butlins Minehead with our two children aged 2 and 6. We had a very active holiday and a great time. There was lots to do and the kids particularly enjoyed meeting the characters and the special character meal. This is our second visit to a Butlins site […]

Danger of – Pay day loans / cash advance loans

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

I heard a radio advert for cash advance loans the other day. I thought I’d misheard the APR but no Typical 2278% APR!. These should not be allowed. These are likely to increase debt and cause an even greater downward spiral of debt. There should be laws against that exploitation of those that are clearly […]

Evesham Fire Station Open Day 2010

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Having visited Evesham Fire Station open day in 2009 I took the kids along to the open day again during 2010. The event was similar to last year, but with a few changes. There was still good representation from the other emergency services including police, ambulance, air ambulance and a speed camera van. Instead of […]

Facebook applications – who are you giving access to your facebook profile to?

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

There have been some rogue Facebook applications that are being used to gain access to information on individual’s profiles. The latest one has now been blocked, but I’m sure there will be more to follow: Security concerns over latest rogue Facebook app. The controls put in by Facebook to protect against these are that a […]


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