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Good and Bad Dads

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Over the years, popular culture has offered many father figures for us to look up to or turn our nose at, displaying wholesome or mortifying paternal instincts. Seeing as this Sunday is, of course, Fathering Sunday (nice friendly reminder for you there), now is as good a time as any to assess some of those father figures. What follows over the course of this blog …

How to Survive a Summer Festival

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So you’ve woken up early to try and get tickets to your favourite festival… you’ve collected all your mates’ details via WhatsApp and Facebook and organised them with military precision… and you’ve hammered on your keyboard so hard that the F5 button is now in intensive care. But it’s all been worth it – you got the tickets! After the trauma of purchasing a ticket …

The Wowcher Guide to Summer Festivals

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Festival season is finally here! And we’ve put together the ultimate guide to help you decide which glitter-filled fantasy realm to escape to this summer… Whether you’re after a dance-fuelled hedonistic weekend, a one-day boogie that skips all the stress of camping, or somewhere you can let loose with the kids, we’ve got you covered! Glastonbury When? 21st-25th June Where? Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset How …

To Mum, Love Wowcher

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Every Mother/child relationship is different. Some are best friends – think Lorelei and Rory – and some are best on separate continents – think Courtney Love and Frances Bean. The Spice Girls loved theirs so much they dedicated a whole song to them. Freddie Mercury trusted his mama enough he confessed to her he killed a man, by putting a gun against his head and …

The Lowdown on Red Nose Day

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It’s that day full of big red noses again. No, not Christmas and Rudolph’s red nose, it’s March you doughnut. It’s Red Nose Day on the 24th March and it’s approaching more swiftly than you can say Dancer and Prancer. So the big questions are who’s doing what, where can you buy a red nose from, and of course about how you can donate! Here …

The Anti-Lent Guide

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If you’ve always treated Lent as a second attempt at your New Year’s resolutions (including your yearly effort to stop consuming your weekly allowance of chocolate-based calories during one Netflix binge) then it might be time to give up the good fight. In a world with Trump, Brexit and no Bowie, maybe 2017 should be the year of being kind to ourselves. And what better …