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5 things to do in Bangkok with Kids…

I would never have thought about taking the kids toBangkok, in my head it was just a place backpackers went. I don’t know why I have overlooked this amazing historical city but since going I have to admit I think some parts would be perfect for children. Pick and choose your timing of the holiday though as the heat can be a deal breaker for their moods and boy is Thailand hot. 

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The Trooper Potts - The new Reading restaurant with a meaningful name

The Trooper Potts, a new Hungry Horse pub on Basingstoke Road in Reading, will open its doors to all for the first time on March 21; which just so happens to be World Down Syndrome day, a day in which we reflect on how awesome Kyd's extra Chromosome is. Perfect timing for our annual celebration meal out.

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11 Things To Do In Reading, UK This Christmas

Now that the lights have been switched on officially with a bang by the Oracle and The Broad Street Mall, my home town of Reading can now officially say it is in Christmas mode. With one of the largest displays of Christmas street lights in the South of England the lights alone are a reason to visit Reading town centre this year but what else can you do whilst you are here...

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Dinton Pastures - The Best Place in Reading for Puddle Jumping this Winter

Today we took #LeonardTheDog out for a long awaited trip to his favourite place, Dinton Pastures. Dinton Pastures Country Park was opened to the public in 1979 and was previously farmland. After 14 years of gravel extractation surrounding the original High Chimneys farm building, now the Dragonfly Café, today the Park is enjoyed by several hundred thousand visitors annually and is a haven for wildlife.

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Kyd's Rollercoaster Ride Achievements 2013- 14

I couldn't quite put in words how many rollercoasters Kyd has ridden this year so I thought I'd show you instead. This looks a lot, but he's actually been on most, if not all, of them more than once (some much more than I can count). It is clear to say, he's a nutcase thrill seeker. I am 100% sure there will be more in 2015/16 too.... pray for us, we have to do them with him!

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The Super Texas Rollercoaster Road Trip

I had never really thought about Texas as being one of my 'Bucket List' places before. Don't get me wrong it was on our US tour list and I have always admired the photos of others, but other places in the US, such as New York, Chicago and Florida, had been before it in the epic US trip list. All that changed recently, when Kyd came running down the stairs with his iPad brimming with excitement.

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