Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Cheap rail tickets they don't tell you about


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e’ve just been on a fabulous day trip to London (next blog) but I wanted to let you know about a great train deal that is definitely NOT trumpeted by National Rail for families.

Did you know that you can get a Network Railcard entitling you, three other adults and four children up to a third off an off-peak ticket if you travel in London and the south east?

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Geo-tagged photos - the dangers


D
o you take pictures of your children with your mobile phone and load them up onto your Facebook account or some other online account where everyone can see them?

You might like to think again about that until you’ve found out all about geo-tagging.
Ever heard of geo-tagging? 

Monday, 4 February 2013

Stan and Agnes - a sisterly business


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wo enterprising sisters are making a significant financial contribution to the household finances as well as running the family home and being mum to two children, EACH.

The catalyst for Philippa Nee, 38, known to her friends as Pip, and her sister, Fiona King, 35, was a chilly winter’s day. What they didn’t know was that it would to lead to a business that has now been running for three years.

Sisters Fiona and Philippa at work in north Essex
Stan and Agnes is a cottage industry that sells hand-finished textiles and vintage wares that has gone from strength to strength. In fact, it’s now achieving national publicity.

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