On Sunday, I had a little child-free day out of my own. To Doncaster in South Yorkshire. I know, right? It’s not the most glamourous of towns, but then I’m used to that. It wasn’t to do anything particularly adventurous, well unless you call walking at a steady pace through the town centre adventurous. There wasn’t even a prize at the end of my walk. So why did I bother? Continue reading
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
Trespass have sent us a Wishful girls jacket to test. So far, so good!
It ticks all my boxes in terms of being warm, waterproof, and very practical. It ticks all my seven-year old’s boxes in terms of being pink. To her, the pink is very important. Back in my day *feels old* there was often a compromise to be made between practicalities and style. Not with this one. My very style-conscious daughter likes this jacket very much. Continue reading
This is a guest post about the Wychwood Festival from Sarah. Sarah is mum to to two big boys and a growing girl. She works at home, runs half marathons, tries to avoid housework and blogs at MumofThree World.
The Wychwood Festival is a three-day festival held at Cheltenham Racecourse on the last weekend of May half-term (you know, the one without the Bank Holiday in it!). It celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. It tends to feature biggish bands from yesteryear, mixed in with up-and-coming local talent. Topping the bill this year were The Stranglers, The Boomtown Rats and my own very favourite band of all time, The Levellers. Continue reading
We love Haven! Our latest trip saw us at Thorpe Park, which is just south of Cleethorpes on the North East Lincolnshire coast. It was a typical British static caravan weekend. Perfect. Here’s our postcard from Thorpe Park Continue reading