“Making the most of life in Berkshire and beyond”
Jodie – Maidenhead Mum
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Here you’ll find posts and reviews about my life here in Maidenhead with two small children. I write about a broad selection of subjects, from family friendly restaurants to travel and days out in Maidenhead and beyond. Here in maidenhead we’re lucky to be close to London and I enjoy sharing the days out and activities in London that we have done together as a family or couple. As a professional photographer I also love to share photography tips and ideas to inspire others to get snapping. I am always looking for new ideas and experiences so please get in touch if you’d like to share your story on the blog.
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I’ve been on a quest over the last few months to find some bedtime reading books that are a break from the usual narrative of princesses marrying a prince and living happily ever after. The word 'feminist' seems to spark all sorts of debates amongst men and women. As...read more
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Whether it’s local events or local people, these posts are all about Maidenhead and the surrounding area.
Day trips with the kids, nights out and places to stay and even some ideas for ‘me time’ in London
Putting Maidenhead on the Map
In 2016, I started tagging my photos of Maidenhead on Instagram with #lovemaidenhead and encouraged the community to get involved. The hashtag has now been used over 1000 times! All you have to do is take a photo of something you love in and around Maidenhead, share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #lovemaidenhead. It doesn’t have to be a photographic masterpiece, just something you snap on your phone. There’s no need to limit yourself to things in the centre of town, it can be anything within a short distance of Maidenhead that you have the privilege to enjoy as a Maidenhead resident. I’ll do a regular roundup of 9 photos with the #lovemaidenhead tag and share on my ‘Maidenhead Mum’ Instagram and Maidenhead Mum Facebook page.
If you want to see more images of Maidenhead, why not buy my Maidenhead calendar which has over 40 images of Maidenhead and includes all of the community dates for the rest of the year. Just click on the calendar section here on my site or visit the Craft Coop shop in town to buy one.
Maidenhead Mum on Instagram:
If you’ve spent any time on social media over the last few days, you’ll have noticed a lot of ‘2017, a year in review’ type posts. While I’m taking some time to reflect and review the last 12 months for me, I thought it would also be fun to have a look at what’s in...read more
Although in Maidenhead we are very close to London, sometimes being able to stay overnight makes a theatre trip or birthday treat that little bit more special. I stayed at the Qbic London city hotel last year and can confirm that not only is it London’s Greenest...read more
Living in the South East, we are often the envy of my Northern friends in the summer as we get more hours of sunshine. But the flip of that is that we also don't get snow as often some other parts of the country. In fact, I think the last time we had some 'proper...read more
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