Nigel Crawford
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Affectionately known as Mr C, and more recently "Bamps", I'm a fifty-something whose kids have flown the nest and I now spend my time working with Mrs C on our different projects. I've visited over 75 different countries and love travelling. I enjoy road trips and sipping a cold beer when the time allows (not together, of course!).

Make Some Extra Cash With Matched Betting

Matched betting is a term I’d heard a couple of times and from the outset I kind of understood what it was about; using free bets offered by bookmakers to offset and profit from cash bets placed on sports events.…

Cruising The Thames With Le Boat

Taking a cabin cruiser from Le Boat on a voyage down the Thames is an adventure of a different kind. We’d been watching the weather forecast for a couple of weeks and everything was pointing towards a glorious week. We…

Narrowboating With Drifters

Embarking on a narrowboating holiday with Drifters is a breeze.  Whether you’re an experienced hand or a complete novice, narrowboat holidays are something to enjoy.  They’re neither a challenge nor a chore if approached purely and simply for what they…

Narrowboat Holidays Are Such Fun

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have been on a few narrowboat holidays. Read about or latest adventure on the canals below … At the beginning of 2020 we’d (optimistically, in retrospect) booked a couple of holidays, evenly spaced throughout the…

The Doro 8050 Smartphone

I’ve just had the pleasure of using the Doro 8050 for a while and I have to confess, I’m becoming a bit of a convert! I’ve reviewed a couple of phones recently. I’ve been very impressed with the way that…

COVID19 Lockdown Woes

2020 was to have been an adventurous travel year for us until something got in the way. The best laid plans of mice and men didn’t bank on Coronavirus and the subsequent COVID19 Lockdown! We started 2020 with one of…

The Doro 6620 Mobile Phone

The Doro 6620 is one of Doro’s latest plain and simple mobile phones. It proved to be a breath of fresh air for the whole time I used it. Smartphones have become a way of life for many people nowadays.…

The Revolutionary Punkt MP02 Review

It’s hard not to notice recent shifts in opinion regarding mobile phones.  On the one side there is the quest for ever-increasing function, ergonomics and features.  Some of the latest offerings from Apple and Android give you everything including the…

Pampering at The Celtic Manor Resort

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus decided they needed a treat.  After nearly a year working on their doer-upper house it was time to attend to those calluses and pamper their weary bodies.  The Celtic Manor Resort has always been a…

Club Tropicana The Musical

Club Tropicana is a phrase that’s universally associated with the group Wham! Not having read any of the promotion material beforehand I really expected this to be a musical celebrating the works of Wham and I was quite looking forward…