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I’m going to BlogOn Manchester

Hello! I am going to Blog On Manchester this weekend. I think it will be my fourth one. I think that means I’ve been to all of them.

Well, I couldn’t not really. Many moons ago (OK, about four years ago, maybe three) there was me and Laura in a pub. Somewhere in Manchester city centre. There was wine. That much I remember. She said she could do a blog conference and did I think anyone would come. I said that I would anyway. I said “If you build it, they will come” in some weird voice of authority. So I really had to didn’t I? Continue reading


WIN tickets to GERONIMO – The Biggest Children’s Festival in the UK

Geronimo is back! And this year it’s going to be bigger and better. Seeing a return to Tatton Park in 2016 from May 29th – 30th and a new venue at Harewood House from May 1st – 2nd, expect a line-up jam packed with some of the biggest names in children’s entertainment, including TV favourites Justin Fletcher*, Mr Bloom, Andy Day, and Alex Winter. Continue reading

Sagrada Familia from wikipedia

(Re) Discovering Barcelona with my family

Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain is somewhere I’ve visited in the past. Do you remember those heady days without children, when you could go anywhere without worrying about school attendance, or how to keep little ones entertained, or having to pack for more than just yourself? It seems like a lifetime ago for me, but I’d love to revisit some of the places I’ve seen in the past with my children, though I suspect the activities once we were there would be a bit different! I would hope so anyway. Continue reading