Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa| Lake District

You can’t visit the Lake District and not take advantage of spending time on the water.  If you’re anything like our family, then enjoying water based activities becomes high on the priority list.  So for our second accommodation when we… Continue Reading

Nostalgic Seaside Fun in Southend| c2c Trains

Arriving at London Fenchurch Street train station gave the children a real sense of excitement.  It was the starting point of our little trip to the coast.  The speedy c2c train being the mode of transport that would take us… Continue Reading

Easy School Uniform Labelling| Stuck On You

We’re now into August, which means the start date for school is approaching ever nearer.  I’m dealing with a mixture of emotions that I never thought I’d have. William is so ready to start school.  He’s like a sponge absorbing… Continue Reading

The Sipping Room| Canary Wharf

One of my favourite London haunts at the weekend is around the Canary Wharf area.  As expected London at the weekend can be even busier than usual because of the number of tourists to the city, coupled with residents being… Continue Reading

The Swan Hotel & Spa| Newby Bridge, Lake District

Driving through the Lake District, you’re treated to such splendour and beauty that it almost feels like you’re part of a painting. So it’s the best feeling when the accommodation you’re staying at fits seamlessly into that artistic natural setting.… Continue Reading

9 Things To Do In The Lake District With Kids

It’s no surprise that the Lake District draws in 15 million people per year.  After all, its landscape has provided inspiration for some of Britain’s top writers and poets.  Including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. This area of outstanding natural… Continue Reading

Life Isn’t Uniform| Marks & Spencer

Come September there will be one main outfit that’ll take over my son’s life.  His school uniform.  Most days he’ll wake up, put on his uniform and head to school. It means I can start to slow down my extensive… Continue Reading

Celebrating The Royal Wedding| Markle And Sparkle

We may not have been invited to the Royal wedding itself, but there was no way I was missing out on the atmosphere and excitement a wedding brings.  There’s something joyous about celebrating a wedding and being able to witness… Continue Reading