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!!

Further reading

A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
Janet: Thu 18 May

Alison is delighted to announce that from Saturday 20th May Overwater's Cafe at Bridge 80 will now be open from 9.30am to 4pm every day during the summer. Why not pop in for a leisurely Overwater Breakfast with a nice fresh coffee or try one of her delicious specials for lunch or maybe an afternoon tea and freshly baked...

A delicious meal
Janet: Thu 11 May

Today we welcome Alison who is taking over the tenancy and management of Cafe at Bridge 80. Alison is a fantastic cook who has many years of experince in the restaurant trade and is keen to bring lots of delicious new ideas to our lovely canal side...

Tractor Rally
Janet: Thu 11 May

Look out on Sunday for a cavalcade of vintage tractors which will be trundling down the Marina drive and along the farm track and over Bridge 80 on their annual trip...

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A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
Cafe open 9.30am to 4pm EVERY DAY
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A delicious meal
Cafe at Bridge 80 under new management
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Tractor Rally
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Thu 11 May
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