Tag Archives: days out with children

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

Posted in Motherhood, Observations and general nonsense, Parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Review: Stoneywell – stairs, scones and seats

Ask any mother what they’d realistically like as a start to Mother’s Day and the classic lie in with a child carrying a wobbly tray, spilling tea and a slice of cold toast is what springs to mind yes? “Mummy! … Continue reading

Posted in Observations and general nonsense, Parenting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mr Darcy’s Christmas trees

If you’ve ever watched a child screaming and wondered why its mother didn’t shut it up, please be aware that she may not be able to. I offered a perfect specimen of parental incompetence earlier on today as we sat … Continue reading

Posted in Motherhood, Observations and general nonsense, Parenting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review – Our visit to Banham Zoo

Where? I hear you say. It’s in Norfolk, south of Norwich. We were over that way visiting S’s parents at the weekend and made a trip to the zoo on Monday. I think the era of the zoo is coming … Continue reading

Posted in Observations and general nonsense, Parenting, PR blogging | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A happy Easter

I’m aware the last few blog posts have been rather negative in tone. Obviously I never want to be one of those parents who can’t say anything positive at all so to be more cheerful I shall tell you about … Continue reading

Posted in Observations and general nonsense, Parenting | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Beaches and castles – a family holiday reviewed

We are back from a nearly week away. It’s been our first holiday as a family at all and S and mine first holiday for three years. We’ve had long weekends at parent’s houses but this was a little different. … Continue reading

Posted in Observations and general nonsense, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do you entertain a 1 year old on a train?

We had a clan meeting at London Zoo yesterday. Me, S & E, and my mum, sister and nephew, J. It’s been planned for months and I think we were all looking forward to it. It’s such a nice idea … Continue reading

Posted in Observations and general nonsense, Parenting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment