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SHOULD APOLOGISE, SORRY READERS

HAPPY MONDAY

The sun is still shining here and I have a few blog posts to write as I have been very bad, too much time spent outside in garden and out with family. It has been great though and it makes you realise again how much you love your garden, seeing your plants and bulbs coming up and then remembering planting them, or not as occasionally I see something growing and have no idea what it is or how it got there. Do you find that?

I have been doing some reading but that has gone a bit slow because the last two books I have had trouble getting into, I do feel so bad when that happens but have to keep telling myself that you cannot like everything.

I have some places in Folkestone to visit for reviews, I love seeing new businesses open and encouraging the customers in.

I also hurt my back so that has slowed me down in everything but it is much better but I have to remember not to bend or pick up anything.

Very disappointed in the response to my competition, so will do one more post and make it very easy to enter. I know the pre-school children would like the show.

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BOY OR GIRL?

It’s finally time. After much anticipation, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has been admitted to the hospital to give birth to royal baby number three with her husband Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London earlier this morning in the early stages…

via Kate Middleton Has Been Admitted to Hospital to Deliver Royal Baby No. 3 — TIME

So, the baby is on its way, personally I hope it will be a boy and that him and George have a close bond as I think that has helped William and Harry through their lives.

I do feel a bit sorry for anyone else attending that hospital or visiting as the area will be rammed with paparazzi. I wish her a quick birth so she can get home and relax.

LEAS CLIFF HALL, FOLKESTONE

http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/sarah-and-duck/leas-cliff-hall/#overview_tab

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Website: http://www.sarahandducklive.com

Facebook: /SarahAndDuck

Twitter: @Sarah_and_Duck

Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday is written by Polka Theatre’s artistic director Peter Glanville and Sarah & Duck co-creator Sarah Gomes Harris. It is directed by Roman Stefanski with set and puppet design by Laura McEwen. It is presented by MEI Theatrical in association with Polka Theatre. Sarah & Duck is a Karrot Entertainment production for CBeebies UK and BBC Worldwide.

Recommended for children aged 3-6.

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Would you like to win a family ticket to see The Sarah & Duck show which is being held at The Lees Cliff Hall on the 30th April?

All you have to do is answer this question below.

How old is Sarah?

 

COMPETITION TIME

Please share with families and groups as I am sure loads of youngsters would like to win this.

CBEEBIES SARAH & DUCK’S BIG TOP BIRTHDAY

This show features a host of wonderful characters from the BAFTA Award-winning TV show, Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday. They will play at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone on the 30th April.

Join Sarah and Duck, along with all their favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo and Umbrella, as they plan a circus-themed birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden. But when the weather turns windy and the big top is blown away, will Sarah and Duck be able to save the day?

Told through a fantastic blend of inventive puppetry, charming storytelling and toe-tapping music, and featuring all the familiar voices from the CBeebies series including Roger Allam as the Narrator and Lesley Nicol as Scarf Lady, Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday will take families on a magical theatrical adventure.

Following the gentle adventures of a girl and her feathered best friend.  Sarah & Duck has been a huge hit since its debut in 2013, winning a BAFTA for ‘Best Pre-School Animation’ in 2014 and regularly appearing in CBeebies’ Top Ten programmes for viewers aged 4-15. Now in its third series, it is shown in over 100 counties around the world.

How would you like to win a family ticket to see the show and a book about the magic things they get up to?

All you have to do is answer this question:

How old is Sarah? 

Good luck everyone x 🙂

CBEEBIES – SARAH & DUCK

SARAH & DUCK. Photo Credit Pamela Raith (2)

Have you got little ones that watch this program?

I will be running a competition tomorrow for you to win tickets to Sarah & Duck’s big top birthday at The Leas Cliff Hall on the 30th April

 

CAMPER VAN TRAVELS UP THE ROAD!

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I had my first night away of this year, mainly to clean tanks and make sure everything was working. Jodie and Alfie came with me, we went to a site near where we live and hooked up to electric. We had a hard standing as the fields are so full of water still but they do say next week will be nice so hopefully everything will dry out a bit.

Little Satmar holiday park is situated in the clifftop village of Capel-le-Ferne, just outside Folkestone, and caters for approximately 50 touring pitches including 3 hard standing areas. Many of the pitches have electric hook up available and there are two toilet & shower blocks on the park – the block within the touring field also includes a kitchen wash area and a chemical disposal area. There is a park reception which incorporates a small shop and tourist information, open daily between 8:30am and 5:30pm. Next to the reception is a small laundry area.

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Everything worked fine on the mains electric but we had nothing from the leisure battery so I took it back to the garage that put the new battery on and he got it all working but I need to get a new ring for one of the terminal plugs. I was so relieved it was just that as had a lot of purchases already this year for the van.

It was great spending time with Jodie and Alfie, I am so pleased we got everything sorted as now I can go anywhere. Next week I will take the cat away and see what she thinks about it.

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I went to the camping shop and filled my spare gas bottle up and he told me the name of someone who can fit my reversing camera.  The TV did not work as said no signal so hopefully it is just the aerial and the man can fix that as well.

I will have a weekend writing, chilling and a bit of gardening if the weather is nice and also think about where I am going next week. I don’t think I will go too far the first time with the cat but I think she is going to be fine.

 

NEW TYRE & BATTERY

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Took the camper to ATS today for the new tyre but was told afterwards that I need another two, bit of a shock but getting them a bit cheaper at £60 each just got to wait until they come in next Monday.

I am still getting prices for a new battery but ATS gave me a great price, higher cca and ah and they fitted it for me today so that was £114 well spent. The battery is twice the size of the one that was in there so I should have no problems with that.

It is good to know it’s all done and I am safe as there is nothing worse than breaking down on your own somewhere. I am still looking for someone to fit my reversing camera but think I am going to have to go to a camper van dealer or somewhere like that as a normal garage do not really want to touch it.

Myself, Jodie and Alfie are going to camp out in a park and clean all the tanks before filling them and try to clean the awning with a broom. We will hook up to electric and charge everything, get the fridge nice and cold and make sure the TV works as I have never tried that yet.  I wonder how much power it would take from the leisure battery if you watch the tv for a bit when camping off-road?

Once the camper is all sorted then I can take the cat away for couple days and see what she thinks about it all.

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How is your week going?