Call me

Call me

Sitting on my sofa on the phone, I’m asked to confirm my landline number, despite the that I am holding the landline to my ear,…

Review: Family Hotel in Keswick

Review: Family Hotel in Keswick

This last weekend, we were guests at The Keswick Country House Hotel. A Victorian hotel, which combines an air of history with a modern, welcoming…

Camp Bestival 2014 Top Tips

Camp Bestival 2014 Top Tips

Is almost upon us, the excitement is at fever pitch, we may self-combust with joy; Camp Bestival, a four-day family festi-holiday, in a beautiful campsite…

Clevedon Court

Clevedon Court

In our continued explorations of local National Trust places, we had somehow over looked Clevedon Court. It’s a short drive from Bristol, failure to visit…

Drive Happy

Drive Happy

Everyone has special memories of their ‘first car’. My first car was a tiny, slightly tinny Fiat Panda. We had many road trips together, almost…

Bath with a friend

Bath with a friend

There is much to be said for a slow stroll through a beautiful city, some retail inspiration and lunch with a friend. I’m sorry you…

Birthday

Birthday

Cocktails in the afternoon marked the beginning of a weekend in London and the start of my birthday celebrations. Birthdays should, in my humble opinion,…

Beam me up

Beam me up

Having taken my son to a new activity in a bid to increase his diminishing social circle, I am standing on the peripheral while other…