Author Archive: Karen

A family trip on the River Avon

Last month we spent a few days in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. It’s a place I really enjoy visiting and though I was actually born down in Warwickshire I haven’t been for a good few years now so it was…
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Getting ready for Halloween with Blackpool Tower Dungeon!

Last week we started getting into the Halloween spirit and took a trip to Blackpool Tower Dungeon. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique…
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Christmas Gift Guide: Personalised Gifts

I love a personalised gift at Christmas. To receive something that has been sourced, ordered, personalised and gift wrapped just for you is a lovely feeling. There are so many options for personalised gifts these days that it can be…
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Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club: SET review

We are really pleased to have been chosen as members of the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club for the next three months. Once a month, I will bring you a review of one Asmodee board game and I would love…
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Disney on Ice: Dream Big

Last Sunday, Robot and I were invited to see the exciting experience that is Disney on Ice. Surrounded by several hundred Disney Princesses, some Woody the cowboys and the odd Arlo from The Good Dinosaur, we took our seats at…
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Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

Robot and I went on a mum and son night out in Manchester on Friday as the circus came to town. Cirque du Soleil is our favourite circus to watch so we were super excited to have been invited along!…
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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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