Yes I know it’s still October but I like being prepared and I’m feeling a bit left out as the rest of the blogging world seem to be circulating their Christmas gift guides already. I thought I’d do one for those who love days out and travel. Continue reading
Annie the stage show starring Strictly’s Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan has arrived in Hull, and the twins especially have been very excited since I told them we would be attending the opening night as guests of Hull New Theatre. Continue reading
Tamworth castle is a complete castle boasting a really diverse past. Each room in the castle shows an example the role the Castle played at a different point in history with everything from Normans to the Tudors and the Victorians. Continue reading
Have your children gone back to school yet? Mine have another week, so of course I’m filling it with fun and educational days out, right? Erm, wrong. This week is all about catching up with sorting the school uniforms, and trying to restore some sort of routine ready for the 7am starts instead of the perhaps 9am or later than we seem to have slipped into. Oops. Continue reading
Seven Stories is what happens when a group of people passionate about children’s literature find a disused seven storey warehouse in Newcastle’s cultural regeneration area. Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books is homage to children’s literature with a mix of ever-changing galleries, exhibitions, and special events. Continue reading
You’ve read all about our separate day trips in the Lake District but now I want to tell you a bit more about our actual holiday. Continue reading
The last day of our Lake District holiday was a bit fraught as I’d mistakenly thought that check-out time was 11am when it was in fact 10am. Oops. While the girls were off out of the way swimming with Dad, I was frantically packing us all back into our car, and preparing a picnic for our stopover point of White Scar Caves, which is near Ingleton and on our way back to our Yorkshire home. Continue reading
Day five of our Lake District adventure and we decided to go and hunt for Superworm and the Gruffalo at Whinlatter Forest. Less than an hour’s drive from Penrith, Whinlatter Forest is a haven of walking, cycling, and wildlife-spotting fun.