Three things to see at Kew

Three things to see at Kew

I recently had my mother come to stay with me, and as we were planning our weekend together, she said she would really like to go to Kew Gardens. My mum is a very keen gardener, and she is always keen to go and explore gardens to garner more ideas for her own. I have... read more
5 Highlights from Wychwood Festival 2017

5 Highlights from Wychwood Festival 2017

We returned for the third year to the Wonderful Wychwood Festival on Cheltenham racecourse, this weekend. Did we get bored as we’ve been before? Far from it, in fact I felt like I came away with an even fuzzier feeling of warmth and love towards it. There are so... read more
Bring on the games: A family Night in

Bring on the games: A family Night in

As a family, we are quite competitive with one another. A few years ago, the husband and I spent a whole night deciding which sport which one of us were better at. If you’re interested: I’m best at skiing and netball, he does confess I am quite a good... read more
The Worry of Secondary Transfer

The Worry of Secondary Transfer

It’s the old adage, but time really does fly. In September, I see my gorgeous baby girl off to secondary school. She got through the painful process of her 11+, and is now preparing for her new school, of course this is a new thing: The worry of secondary... read more