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Heartlands, Carn Brea & Sealed Pot Sunday!

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Heartlands & Carn Brea, a set on Flickr.
Hi Folks,

Hugo's circus group are hotting up their rehearsals ready for a week of shows starting next Sunday, so today we dropped him off at the venue, Heartlands & as it was our first visit - we enjoyed a look around & catching up with friends.

We then decided to head up to Carn Brea, a place we've been meaning to visit for the last 10 years, so as it's on the doorstep of Heartlands - it was the perfect opportunity, although the freezing cold wind got a bit too much!

We're linking up with Saving For Travel for Sealed Pot Sunday, as we're spending the next 12 months saving for a holiday with the kidlets in December 2013. You may remember we started with £10 & have decided to pay into the pot each time we save, instead of spending. We managed to add £14 from an old tub I'd started saving a few years ago, Sime put in a £1 instead of buying a second hand travel guide from the library. Last night, he managed to get me free drinks at his gig, so I've added £5 & we found 5p on the footpath at Carn Brea. £30 for our first week seems like a good start!

We have a busy time ahead... Some work, but mostly social events. We shall be attending a festive home education group on Wednesday & afterwards the kids involved with the circus group will be busking in Truro, entertaining the late night shoppers... Looking forward to that. Then we'll be seeing friends from near & afar, ending our week with a trip to Eden's Winter Festival!

Hope you all have an enjoyable week!

Kay & Sime xx
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