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Parenting Life

The Summer Holiday Bucket List

The Summer Holidays have now hit the Sofa household. The good news. There are no school runs for the next six weeks. The “interesting news”… what do we do for the next weeks? Not for any “making precious memories” type reasons, but because its good to know we have something to do. Here’s what I’ve […]

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This Easter in Exeter

A look at Easter Events in and around Exeter If you’ve not already been there for (what probably feels like ages), welcome to the Easter Holidays! There are plenty of activities in and around the Exeter area this Easter, here’s a collection of what to look out for.* Killerton have the National Trust Easter Egg […]

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Exploring Killerton in Devon

National Trust is great. National Trust on your door step is even better. The problem with having a massive National Trust property on your doorstep (in our case Killerton), is that it gets easy enough to keep going to the same old places. Here’s a few pictures of what happens when you keep going in […]

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Photography

Wondering Around The Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market #MySundayPhoto

We dont have many Christmas traditions outside of Doctor Who Specials, and Love Actually. But booking a day off work to have a good wonder around the Exeter Christmas Market seems to be turning into one.

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Photography

Sunrise Over St Davids #MySundayPhoto

When the sunrise catches the road outside the office, in just the right way…

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Sunset at The Top of Exeter

An older shot I’ve rediscovered this week. I seem to struggle being places when “the light is nice”, so I kinda treasure this one.  

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Photography

Looking for a Devon Flavoured Christmas Card?

<plug> Christmas time is just around the corner. Sorry to point it out, but Christmas is really very nearly here. Have you brought Christmas Cards yet? If not, can I suggest* this card featuring Exeter Cathedral in a winter scene? As well as supporting a local Devon photographer, you’d also be helping to keep Dads Sofa […]

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Photography

Exploring The Exeter Christmas Lights

Thankfully, the small one still likes seeing Christmas lights. So after school finished on Monday, we almost couldn’t not take her for a nose around town, taking in the early Christmas atmosphere. (Whilst avoiding the late night shopping crowds). The picture is taken from Princesshay, and its view of Exeter Cathedral.

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Parke-Devon
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Photography

Going to Parke in Devon #MySundayPhoto

Inspired by the DevonDaze blog, we decided to explore somewhere a little different today. Have you ever passed somewhere a million times, and never noticed it was there? Parke is a National Trust property that is found on the road to Hay Tor in Dartmoor. In fact if you’ve ever travelled to Hay Tor from […]

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Photography

Looking On… #MySundayPhoto

Sadly last weekend was taken up with juggling being ill, and working a weekend shift at work. So the weekend wasn’t great… … but the Friday before gave us a chance to take the small one to see some fireworks. As the display went on she seemed to grow in confidence and wanted to get […]

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