Taking in a show can be a fun and rewarding experience. There is nothing like live theatre. It is such a unique and magical experience that everyone should have at least once in their lifetime. However, once you experience a West End Show, you will want to do it again and again.… View Post

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How to make the most of your stay at Holkham Lodges

When you are visiting Norfolk, you will want to have a place to stay that offers a luxury holiday. The Holkham Lodges is a stunning location that is home to Holkham Hall. It is surrounded by the largest nature reserve in the UK. It has its own local beach.… View Post

Clearing the drafts

Clearing the drafts

Over the festive break, I took a look at all the posts sitting in my drafts folder. The ones where I have written whole posts about something. The ones where I have scribbled my immediate thoughts and feelings on a subject. And the ones that I just needed to get the ramblings out of my head.… View Post

5 family attractions to visit in Birmingham

5 family attractions to visit in Birmingham

Ah, good old Brum. If you aren’t local to Birmingham, you may not have thought to visit for a family break. While it’s known for its superb shopping scene, fab cultural diversity, and an excellent range of eateries, it generally doesn’t hit the top of the list for weekends away with the kids. Whether you’re from the area or you’ve decided to head to the Midlands for some much-needed family time. Here are five of Birmingham’s very best family attractions to add to your itinerary.… View Post

Grief | The Unanswered Questions

Grief | The Unanswered Questions

Today, five years ago I received a phone call to tell me that my Dad (Bob) had died. I can still recall the moments leading up to that final phone call. The anger, the pain, the disappointment in my older sister for behaving in such a way. Which given that is her personality type, I really shouldn’t have been too surprised.… View Post

Twirlywoos Live!

Twirlywoos Live!

Twirlywoos – as seen on CBeebies – will be brought to life on stage for the first time this year! Toodloo, Great BigHoo, Chickedy, Chick and Peekaboo will set sail around the UK in a brand-new theatrical adventure, opening at Churchill Theatre Bromley on Tuesday 12 February prior to a UK Tour.… View Post

The Sweetest Gifts for Valentine’s Day

The Sweetest Gifts for Valentine’s Day

From the Feast of Lupercalia to St. Valentine’s Day as we know it now, February has been the month of romance since Roman times. And although in recent years we’ve been all about bling and enormously grand gestures, traditionally, these celebrations have been associated with sweet treats. Which is why a retro sweets hamper from Swizzels could just be the perfect gift for your significant other this February.… View Post

Word of the Year 2019

Word of the Year 2019

I’ve never been great at making and keeping resolutions. Those grand plans of losing weight, eating better, getting fit etc. Last year I wrote 18 goals for 2018 and if I’m honest they were forgotten about before January was even over.… View Post