Tag Archives: hampshire

Whiteley Gets a Brand New Shopping Centre

, May 31, 2013 - Lifestyle - Tags: , , , ,

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If you’re not from round these parts (said in true Hampshire Hog accent), then you probably wouldn’t have heard of Whiteley.  It’s a little place just off junction 9 of the M27, between Southampton and Portsmouth, that consists of a housing development, a leisure centre, a business park, and a brand new shopping centre. I… Read More


Let’s Go Fly A Kite

, Apr 14, 2013 - Blog - Tags: , , ,

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So here’s a nice thing to do on a Sunday. Today we celebrated my father-in-law’s birthday by being outdoorsy.  We drove to St Catherine’s Hill in Winchester, climbed up to the top, and flew a kite. Incidentally, we picked this kite up from Aldi a few weeks ago.  Best random find ever! We bought two… Read More


Chesapeake Mill

, Apr 7, 2012 - Blog - Tags: ,

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Since we moved down to the South Coast, I’ve developed a new hobby: nosing around second hand furniture shops and sourcing thrifty bargains for my home.  It started off when we needed to find some furniture for Elliot’s bedroom. We were so woefully unprepared for his arrival that we hadn’t bought anything to keep his… Read More