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What to do on a girls weekend away?

What to do on a girls weekend away?

Is it time to get away with the girls? There is no excuse needed for a girls weekend away and after so many months of restrictions and postponed plans now is a great time to get that date in the diary for a well overdue girls get together. Our girlfriends go away every year together
New Year is a funny old time, isn’t it.  In pre-Covid times, from my experience, a few friends would say the previous year had been good, but most say ‘roll on next year and good riddance to the last one’.  It’s quite difficult to go a full 12 months without some happening that takes the

Third time lucky for Dumplings….

Well, we were back at the Carlton Hotel in Torquay for another fabulous weekend in early December.  It was a very Christmassy affair with lots of elves, santas and Christmas trees amongst the fantastic fancy dress outfits on the Saturday party night.. Also we were able to witness history in the making.  The Studley Dumplings
There’s a first time for everything … What are they talking about?  Our fabulous weekend at the Carlton Hotel in Torquay in earlier in November.    It’s strictly adults only – leave the kids, grandkids and even  the great grandkids behind. Let’s kick off by saluting our very worthy winners on their very first time away
  Yes I’m a bit driven, but I’ve always been this way.  If I’m doing something, it’s 110% minimum and I love a challenge.  Along with a good game of skittles of course. But this one was – slightly unexpectedly – the most difficult so far.  Climbing the equivalent of half the height of Mount
They might not have won the skittles competition at Sand Bay this month but when it comes to fundraising, the Welsh Wizards are top of the leaderboard. To mark their current figure of £66,500 towards Cancer Research UK, the team who hail from Barry in Wales, were presented with a certificate by Serious About Events
You might not know it but at this time of year, I attempt to get super fit.   Early morning runs, spinning classes, gym sessions, weekends spent yomping across Dartmoor, you name it, I’m a right old Sweaty Betty.   And before you jump to conclusions, this is NOT a pre Christmas fitness campaign so I can
What a fantastic feeling it was welcoming back 40 skittle teams at Sand Bay in Weston-super-Mare this October. Before we announce the winners and finalists, we just wanted to say that the skittlers raised a staggering £1,611.92 between them for Cancer Research UK.  This is the highest amount ever raised in any of events.  So
Drum Roll please for The Saints who came marching in from Exeter and grabbed the trophy with an impressive 437 points. Saints’ Simon Albinson was the highest male scorer, meanwhile Beth Ricketts from their sister team the Sinners was highest female scorer with 68.  Sinners also claimed fourth place in the competition. Read all about


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