A winter family getaway at The Lodges at New House Farm

Winter is that strange time of year, wrapping up in our hats and scarves while many dream of the summer and wishing they were abroad somewhere hot, sunning themselves and sipping cocktails by the pool. It’s not actually my dream though – I’ve never had that wish to be somewhere hot in the winter, especiallyRead more

Long car journeys and children

keeping kids entertained and checking the car for long journeys

Over the summer we headed off on a few adventures, and at least once a year head to Cornwall to stay with Paul’s Auntie. The children can be hit and miss on long journeys so careful planning on our part is needed to get ready – after all there is nothing worse than sitting inRead more

A day out in London with the kids – Emmy’s birthday trip

Regular readers will know that Emmy turned 7 last weekend, a special day for her. Just where the years have gone I do not know but she is now a beautiful and happy 7 year old! In previous years she has asked to go away on holiday for her birthday so we’ve spent it inRead more