Juggling act

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Half way through the school holidays and I'm doing quite well at keeping everything up in the air — balancing the kids and work can be quite a juggling act. Typically I spend most of my day at work feeling guilty I'm not at home doing things with the girls....then I race home to find they haven't missed me one little bit and are quite happy riding or messing about on the farm....and then I feel guilty I'm not at work. I then pop back to work to find that of course they are quite happy without me and I might as well head back home. Feels a bit like ping pong! I knew bringing the kids up to be so independent would back fire on me somehow!! On a different note this Monday morning has been its usual crazy self — it started at 9am with Rodney (Audlem Lass and Wheelyboat) and I being interviewed for Radio 4's Farming Today who are running a rural tourism week. Radio interviews are sooooo difficult — you just find yourself concentrating so hard on not saying 'Erm@ or 'Errrr' I just start talking twaddle. I don't think my career is likely to shift to Radio media anytime soon!!

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Sam: Thu 26 Apr 11:35am

Sunday 29th April2.30pm until 4.30pmA Fire Engine and team will be at the Marina this Sunday!They will be hosting a talk with members of the public regarding water safety and answering any questions you may have on the subject.Drowning is one of the UK's leading causes of accidental death. Each year more than 300 people drown after tripping, falling or just by underestimating the...

Middlewich Branch Breach
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

Please be aware that there has been a breach of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal between Lock 2 Stanthorne Lock and Lock 1 Wardle Lock. A stoppage is currently in place and is expected to remain so for some...

High Sheriff Awards 2018
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

We are delighted to announce that Overwater has been presented with the award for Family Business Excellence by the High Sheriff of Chester at the recent Enterprise Awards for 2017/18. Angus Maughan and David Johnson attended the award ceremony at Chester Race Course to receive the...

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