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Rediscovering Vinyl – My New Love for Old Music

I remember in my youth, going to HMV and buying tape cassettes with just a few songs, then came CD albums and I was exposed to a whole new world of possibilities. Then the mp3 revolution began. When the first iPod came out in 2001, music in its physical form was in trouble. CDs began their slow descent, music stores started to be replaced on the high street with phone stores and coffee shops. In 2005 I started a podcast on MySpace from my bedroom. I scoured the only social network at the  ...

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Baby vs Toddler – Who Knew?

In the run up to the end of my wife’s pregnancy, everyone was a mixture of soundbite advice and warnings that it’s going to get so hard, while they smirked in reminiscence that they’ve passed that stage of their life. Of course, there’s everything to learn, sleep  ...

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The Fertility Diet

Sometimes our plans just won’t go the way we want them. As much as we try, wish, and hope, we have to seek a little help to get the things we really, really want. Our second attempt at a round of IVF didn’t work like the first time, so we’re looking at any variables that might  ...

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Taste-Test: Tiny Tummies Baby Food

I’ve written a few times about trying to find a balance between what my daughter would like to eat, and what she should be eating. She’d love to be lunching on grilled cheese sandwiches and watermelon, but that’s not really a rounded diet. In ‘Why Your Baby Should Eat  ...

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How Your Food Can Save the Bees

Did you know that one out of every three bites of food we eat is made possible by bees and other pollinators? As well as helping our flowers to grow, they’re responsible for a third of our food. In a Rolling Stone article, ‘What is Killing America’s Bees and What Does it Mean for Us?’,  ...

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