Days Out: Sky Studios at the O2

I’ve written already this month about my love of Christmas movies and blockbusters. So we were really excited to be invited to a Christmas Blogger party at the O2 with Sky Studios – a chance to step behind the scenes and experience some movie magic for ourselves. Sky Studios is at… View Post

A Break at Champneys Springs

I wrote a week or two back about how desperate I’ve been for a bit of a break from … well, from other people, basically. I’m nothing if not misanthropic. Luckily, I had been invited to review a One4All voucher, and after a bit of dithering, I used it to pay… View Post

Summer Days Out: Go Ape Grizedale Forest

One of our favourite places to head during the warmer weather is the Lake District, and so this weekend we took advantage of the sunny weather and headed up to Grizedale Forest. Grizedale sits between Hawkshead and Coniston, and about a 30 minute drive off Junction 36 of the M6.… View Post

Summer Days Out: Drayton Manor Park

Over the years, we must have been to Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire almost a dozen times. And it is a powerful testament to the park’s facilities that we had just as much fun when Flea was three or four as we do now she’s 9. It’s quite rare to find… View Post

Zoo Keeper Experience at Folly Farm, Wales

Although I’m known to be a fan of a far-flung holiday destination, some of our favourite times together as a family have been spent closer to home. In particular, Flea and I are huge fans of the British coastline and we’ve spent many a happy weekend exploring the coasts of… View Post