Archive of ‘Days out’ category

Saw at Thorpe Park

What’s Happening at Thorpe Park in 2016?

Many of you will know that we were lucky enough to be chosen as Thorpe Park Ambassadors this year. If you are a mother of teenagers, you will not be surprised to learn that this caused great delight in our household. Both The Teenager and The Drama Queen are regular frequenters of Thorpe Park and The Boy has (fanfare […] Read more…

Sweets and Treats Tour 2

What’s New at Harry Potter World ?

As a blogger, I write. Obviously. You might be fooled into thinking that’s all I do. 24/7. Wrong! On occasion we get invited to fun places. For free! This month’s ‘fun place’ was Harry Potter World London, based in Watford. Yes we’ve been before, but what I LOVE about the Warner Bros Studio Tour – […] Read more…

Dogs Trust Newbury 2

Finding a New Dog / Dogs Trust

We didn’t have very much planned for the first week of the Easter holidays. I declared it to be ‘a quiet one’ which was met with much groans by my three but hey, us mums know best. Always. The one thing we did arrange, was to spend one morning with our local Dogs Trust centre in Newbury. We had been […] Read more…

Foot Golf Wokingham

Photo of the Week 16 / A New Craze?

A new sign went up not so long ago ‘Family Golf Course Opening Spring 2015‘. We scoffed a little, thinking there was no way on earth that the promised new golf course would be open in time for the school holidays – there was no evidence of any work even starting! A few weeks later, and another […] Read more…

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Happy 60th Birthday Guinness World Records.

The Guinness Book of Records TV show was one of the highlights of after-school TV for us old-timers – show me an 80s kid who didn’t shed a tear in 2001 when it ceased airing on british television. The iconic book however, is still going strong; adorning shelves across the world since 1954. Our own playroom […] Read more…