Review: Ribby Hall Spa, Lancashire

When life gets a little too hectic, I like to go and hide at a decent day spa for a few hours. I’m fortunate to live very close to Ribby Hall Spa, and I’ve visited numerous times over recent years. I love spas – it’s a time and space where NOBODY… View Post

Things to do in Moliets When You’re 10

“It tastes like garlicky calamari,” said Flea, smacking her lips and devouring her fourth snail in as many minutes. 24 hours into our trip to Moliets with Madame Vacances, Flea was settling in to our French adventure rather well. Moliets is a small resort tucked away in Acquitaine, on the Atlantic coast… View Post

A Desert Safari Adventure in Dubai

This is the last of my posts rounding up our hectic week in Dubai – check out my first two posts for loads of inspiration for kid-friendly adventures in Dubai, like the Dubai Mall, Sega Republic and Wild Wadi Water Park. I’ve saved one of our most exciting excursions for… View Post

Weekend at Featherdown Farms, Shropshire

When I was invited to try out Featherdown Farms’ version of camping at Upper Shadymoor in Shropshire, my first reaction was *not* to clap my little hands with glee and start exploring the website. Camping and me? We have history. My Dad was a scout leader and we spent many… View Post

Flea’s Harry Potter Bedroom Makeover

As you may know, Flea’s recently been away for a week on a school ski trip. While she was gone, I kept myself busy working on her bedroom. We moved into this house when Flea was two years old, and the yellow walls and Winnie the Pooh trim weren’t really… View Post