Author Archive: Karen

Sunday Book Club: Moon Man

This week the book I’m featuring is one of my eight year old son’s new favourites. We bought Moon Man whilst we were at the Just So festival last month and it’s been read many times already. A story of…
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Review: BRIO Push & Go Racer

Squidge has an obsession with ‘brum cars’. Anything with wheels is a car to him: scooter, train, the vacuum cleaner… though that’s minor detail when you’re just turned two. The latest addition to our car collection is the BRIO Push…
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Riverside Holiday Park

We recently spent the weekend at Riverside Holiday Park, Southport. My son wanted to go camping for his birthday so we took the motorhome an hour down the road and met up with a group of friends who were there…
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Roald Dahl Day: The BFG Project

The BFG is our favourite Roald Dahl story, so for Roald Dahl Day this year we decided to do a few related activities to mark the occasion. We have read the book so we watched the film, and my thoughts…
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Theatre Review: Madagascar the Musical

This evening we spent a rather enjoyable couple of hours at The Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. This is the first time we have been able to get over to Blackpool for a theatre review and we were not disappointed….
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Children’s Fashion: La Redoute Sale

I love a bargain and I’m not really fussed about whether an item of clothing is from the current season or not. If it’s cute and a bargain it’s going in my virtual (or actual) basket for Squidge. A couple…
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A day in San SebastiƔn

We drove an hour or so from where we were staying in Pamplona in June to spend some time in San SebastiĆ”n. We’d really only gone there because it came up on Google as the nearest beach, so we had…
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Festival review: Just So 2018

This year was our second at Just So and we had been looking forward to it for many months. We had chosen bees as our tribe and had been keeping a close eye on all the progress posted on the…
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Disney on Ice returns to Manchester

I have covered Disney on Ice on the blog before, but not for a few years now, so I am excited to be able to tell you that it is back – and better than ever. Who doesn’t love a…
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BabyBjorn One Outdoor Baby Carrier

The BabyBjorn One Outdoor carrier is suitable from newborn to approximately three years old, and we have used it at different stages with Squidge. He is just turned two now and not really a fan of being worn anymore, preferring…
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