Category Archives: Observations and general nonsense

Gloworm festival: a review

We had an inauspicious start to our day at Gloworm. E woke us far too early and through my groggy eyes I could see it was raining. The tired feeling didn’t go away, and so when S announced he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Golden days

I love the Olympics. I know parts of it are dodgy and there’s all kinds of nastiness going on in Brazil that we’re not seeing but I love it. I’ve always loved it. I remember watching loads of athletics especially … Continue reading

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A holiday

Blog holidays can be ace. And in this case, unplanned.┬áBack now though. One of the things I’ve found most interesting in parenting is watching and understanding how E’s mind develops. There’s a point when you see someone who was a … Continue reading

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Crich tramway village – a review

This has been a blog post a long time coming. I started to write it after our first trip to Crich and then realised that it was about to close for the season. So I’ve waited winter out, returned to … Continue reading

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Rave on – Big Fish Little Fish review

We took E to her first rave on Saturday. Ha, I say that like some seasoned clubber. We all went to our first rave on Saturday. Anyone who knows me or S knows perfectly well this is a world that … Continue reading

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Photobombing dead kings – our day in Leicester part 2

Our day out in Leicester continued after pasta, pizza and a spillage incident at the nearby Pizza Express. We walked down to the Richard III visitor centre with tickets to go in at 1.20. (You have timed tickets to ease … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs, bears and expressionism – our day in Leicester part 1

I’d been planning to take E to the Natural History Museum for a while, and decided last week may be a good time to do it until I realised I’d not left enough time to book train tickets. (I only … Continue reading

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