Food and Drink

Bolton Food and Drink Festival

Bolton Food and Drink festival is back next weekend and is bigger than ever before. They have a whole programme of family events this year – something they haven’t done previously. What’s On Gaming stations, a pirate school, and magic…
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Cocktails at Corn Exchange, Manchester

Last week my sister and I were invited to tour the restaurants inside Corn Exchange in Manchester. We have been there before as a family when we reviewed Cabana, and I kept meaning to return and try other restaurants. I…
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The Art of Keeping Things Lively In Your Restaurant

We have done many restaurant reviews as a family and have found that some restaurants are thoroughly welcoming, with interesting menus and a lively atmosphere, where others are a little… flat. Here are a few ideas for restaurant owners who…
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Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2017

After success in previous years, the Bolton Food and Drink Festival was back for 2017 and was better than ever! The festival takes place each year within several venues close to the town centre and has so much on offer….
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Half Term activities at intu Trafford Centre

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to do with the kids this half term why not head down to intu Trafford Centre, Manchester. intu have a dedicated team of children, known as ‘Heads of Fun’ who have chosen…
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The Good Life Experience: Highlights

The Good Life Experience

I posted last week about The Good Life Experience in Hawarden, Wales. We had a great weekend there as a family and would highly recommend it to friends. To read about everything that was on offer over the weekend, nip over…
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Foraging for Elderflower

Foraging is something I really want to learn more about. I have very limited knowledge of foraging and if ever there was a subject on which solid knowledge was important, this is it. One misguided decision to eat something in the…
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Things we’re growing

I’ve never had very green fingers. In fact, most everything I try to grow just dies a sudden death. My husband, however, is better and so he and the boys have a few things growing in the back yard. On…
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Riverside Picnic

We took a picnic by the river on day 7 of our #30DaysWild adventure. It was a bit of an impromptu dinner as the forecast hadn’t looked great, but I decided to throw caution to the wind (and the rain)…
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