100 Days of Lockdown Learning: Our Best Bits

Congratulations! If you are reading this you’ve successfully survived 100 days of lockdown – whoop, I’m giving you all a virtual, socially distanced and gloved pat on the back! Reaching the milestone this week gave me a nudge to look back on what we have (or haven’t) achieved so far. To be honest, I have…

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Review: Living Planet [The Story of Survival on Planet Earth]

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. I love a good reference book and still have a small treasured collection from when I was little that I have been rediscovering with…

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Review: Blue Planet Aquarium

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. For James’s 2nd birthday treat day out we needed somewhere that would keep both him and Stanley entertained (no easy task!), be predominately indoors…

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How We Became Local Legends: Leek Life

…not that we weren’t already, you understand!! Hands up if you love where you live…I know I do! We call Leek (a small market town on the edge of the Peak District in the Staffordshire Moorlands) home. And, in my opinion it is an absolutely brilliant place to live and raise children! Why? Because there’s…

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Review: Little Acorns…Helping My Boys To Grow

We have been attending Little Acorns Children’s Gardening Club for just over 18 months now. It’s become quite a big part of our weekly routine. And, as again a few of you have shown an interest, I thought I’d write up a review of our experience. The sessions are booked in advance but with no…

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