An Eventful Half Term!

Mighty Claws UK

Half term seems like such a long time ago now but in reality they have only been back at school for a couple of weeks. Because our head teacher bolted on all five of the annual inset days around the traditional week we actually got two weeks off which I had planned to use to go to Disneyland Paris with. Sadly Hubby could not get the time off work so I planned in lots of days out and I have… Continue Reading “An Eventful Half Term!”

Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

At school I was fascinated by the Tudor dynasty and absolutely loved reading all about the drama of the Tudor times. One of the places I really wanted to visit was King Henry VIII’s favourite palace – Hampton Court but never got there. Over half term we were invited to see Horrible Histories – The Best of Barmy Britain which was to be held at Hampton Court Palace so here was my chance! Presented by The Birmingham Stage Company, who… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain at Hampton Court Palace”

New LEGO® NINJAGO™ WORLD at Legoland Windsor Review

Last weekend we were invited to a very exciting event – the launch of the new LEGO® NINJAGO™ World at LEGOLAND® Windsor. We arrived bright and early amongst a smattering of celebs and excitedly headed down to the new NINJAGO™ World which is situated under Land of the Vikings, next to Pirate Cove. We were greeted by some Ninja’s who were showing off their moves before heading into the wonderful world of NINJAGO™ which takes guests through interactive NINJAGO™ character scenes to… Continue Reading “New LEGO® NINJAGO™ WORLD at Legoland Windsor Review”

A Medieval Siege at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle

I lived near Arundel Castle for twenty odd years but am ashamed to say I had never been inside the grounds, until now. Over half term we were invited to a Castle Siege at Arundel Castle which was led by historical interpretation troupes including Raven Tor Living History Group, The Wessex Medieval Alliance and The Company of St Barbara. We arrived nice and early to enjoy the picturesque walk up to the castle where we found medieval camps had been… Continue Reading “A Medieval Siege at Arundel Castle”

Ten items to help get the kids outdoors this summer!

Beach

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and cardigans and coats are starting to be replaced with t-shirts, shorts and maxi dresses. The trouble is your child just wants to sit in their bedroom and play on one of the many pieces of technology that every home seems to have these days which is not only contributing to the childhood obesity crisis but also to children’s mental health too. My children love being outside, but that does not… Continue Reading “Ten items to help get the kids outdoors this summer!”