Shopping with kids in Tow at The Meadows Shopping Centre

The Meadows Shopping Centre

With half term fast approaching you may be planning all your fun days out with the children, the parks, zoo trips or maybe even the circus or perhaps you are planning for a week away on holiday. The last thing on your mind is taking them on a shopping trip with you – lets faceRead more

Getting Summer Ready on a Budget with The Meadows Shopping Centre

The Meadows Shopping Centre

It seems that most of us really did have a very sunny bank holiday weekend and for once the weather didn’t get the memo about it being a bank holiday. What a scorcher it was. Did you manage to get out and enjoy it? Of course, like many others it seems to have caught meRead more

Tiger Rock and The Land of the Tiger – Chessington World of Adventures

If you follow us on social media you will have noticed that we were guests of Chessington last weekend, invited along for the press opening of Tiger Rock, Chessington’s revamped and hugely made-over water ride (formerly Dragon Falls) which is set within the multi-million pound Land of the Tiger, a new addition to the parkRead more

Fun on a Party Bus and Petting Pigs

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Today marked the launch of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul on DVD and to help celebrate we were invited along to London to board a Party Bus to watch the movie in style. The kids both love Diary of a Wimpy Kid so were excited to be able to watch in styleRead more

A closer look at the Make Time 2 Play App

Summer holidays are great for spending quality time with your family, however the six-week period is a long time to think of various activities to keep the little ones entertained– particularly when you can’t rely on the British weather! So, if you’re running out of ideas for the rest of the summer break then haveRead more

Becoming tourists in our own city – a belated birthday treat

For Paul’s birthday this year I paid for him and a friends husband to shoot things and to throw weapons, buying him 2 Virgin Experience Day vouchers for a place which was around an hours drive away. They would be able to shoot targets with various types of guns, throw throwing stars, axes and aRead more

Enjoying london when you are short of time

free things to do in london with kids

As you know we spend a lot of time in London as a family, living so close it is really easy for us to jump onto the tube and just travel around either on foot from attraction to attraction, by boat – we love using the Thames clippers to get around London, parking up atRead more

Make Thursday night’s family fun night at Lord’s cricket ground

In the city it’s been known for ages that Thursday nights were the new Friday night but does the fun have to stop once you are a parent? Of course it doesn’t but that fun becomes slightly different type of fun, the bars are left behind for child free days and nightclubs certainly aren’t appropriate.Read more

The Wind in the Willows Musical Review

The latest West End Musical for the Summer opened on the 29th June at the London Palladium and will be running throughout the Summer until 9th September. The Wind in the Willows is something which I grew up with – I read the novel by Kenneth Grahame as a child and instantly fell in love with theRead more