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Archive for August 2017

Ventnor Fringe Festival

Ventnor Fringe

My first fringe festival and it certainly won’t be my last. We arrived in Ventnor just before the start of fringe week, watching the preparations unfold and the excitement build. After a quick visit to the Ventnor Exchange, I left armed with my festival programme and tips on family friendly events.  Daughter enjoyed a quick…

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The Picturesque Village of Godshill

Model Village Godshill

A visit to Godshill will probably leave you feeling a little whimsical. I have to admit, I have driven through Godshill quite a few times.  Staying in Ventnor, it is not a million miles away and I often drive through or use the petrol station there.  Whenever I do, I always say, “ahhh, this village…

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Why the Isle of Wight? What’s so special?

heading for the isle of wight

You are always visiting the Isle of Wight.  Why? What’s so special? I guess it’s just a feeling I get, a feeling I got last week as I left the mainland and headed for a staycation on the Isle of Wight, with my family. My husband declares it’s ‘Isle of Wight relax-a-vous mode’.  A state…

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BlackGang Chine The Land Of Imagination

Humpty Dumpty

BlackGang Chine, Isle of Wight My recent visit to Blackgang Chine has left me feeling nostalgic.  I haven’t been there since I was a kid.   Taking my 5 year old to visit this week, took me back a fair few years to my own childhood. If you like a bit of vintage, mixed with a…

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