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Kate Takes 5 Where Kate takes 5 minutes out to muse on family life.

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Kate Takes 5 · 9h ago

The Dancer

‘Sean. Wake up. She’s out there again.’Lucy’s husband rolled over under the duvet and moan...
Kate Takes 5 · 3W ago

Free Runners

My last pair of running runners were bought waaay back in September 2014, so I've been well overdue a new pair for a long time.So when I was offered a new pair of Nike trainers by the lovely...
Kate Takes 5 · 1M ago

Hiking boots and Camino trails

It's funny what giving up alcohol will make you do.This year, instead of lazing by a pool or hitting the beach for my summer holiday, I'll be trekking 120k across Northern Spain - Bilbao to Santander, as part of the famous Camino, an ancient pilgrim ...
Kate Takes 5 · 1M ago

The Sea

My love affair with the sea started long ago.I grew up just a 5 minute walk from the shore, and although I don't remember those toddler trips to the beach with my mother, I do know that the ...
Kate Takes 5 · 2M ago

Parenting 101: Tweens

You know that saying 'Solutions appear when you start looking for answers'?No really, do y...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

Snapshot

I'm having a bit of a blog lull at the moment. The usual life, work, kids juggle is as real as ever, but those moments of snatched peace are now being filled with novel writing rather than m...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

How to stop arguments about kids and coats.

Last year I found two perfect coats for my boys. One was a parka (I love parkas) and the o...
Kate Takes 5 · 4M ago

Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studio Tour London

Last Christmas I decided to give memories instead of presents to the kids. They get too mu...
Kate Takes 5 · 5M ago

One word 2017

I gave up making New Years Resolutions some time ago. Those lengthy lists of tasks I would once again fail at within a couple of weeks brought no positives.What I adopted instead was the One Word movement, a fabulous way of keeping your focus on what...
Kate Takes 5 · 6M ago

Could you live off-grid? #COL

Recently I spent a weekend in Dingle, on the remote West Coast of Ireland. We went for a w...