Seeing the sights of London with a City Cruise

City Cruises

I love visiting London but my visits are normally very structured and we literally arrive at, visit our planned destination and leave again. I have wanted to do a sightseeing tour of London for a while, so when City Cruises invited us to do a river cruise from The Embankment up to the Tower of London I jumped at the chance. You can see some of the best views in London from the River Thames including Big Ben, The London… Continue Reading “Seeing the sights of London with a City Cruise”

My Top 5 Great Little Breaks UK


I love the idea of city breaks abroad but with a young family to either bring with us, or try to find childcare for, it is almost impossible. I love travelling and it always surprises me how much our country has to offer. OK, so it doesn’t always have the best weather but its nothing that a decent coat won’t help keep out. We still have a lot of the country to explore but here are my top 5 great… Continue Reading “My Top 5 Great Little Breaks UK”

Asda Christmas in July

James Martin

Last week I was invited to attend my very first Christmas in July event with Asda. My day started at 5am as I had to get the 6.25am train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo to ensure I arrived on time for their 9am start. I had forgotten how busy trains to London are in the morning but thankfully managed to get a seat to enjoy the journey and was pleasantly surprised to find the train had free WIFI. Sadly this… Continue Reading “Asda Christmas in July”

My thoughts on Britmums Live 2016

Britmums Live

It has been two years since I last attended Britmums Live and to say I was looking forward to it was an understatement. Having taken Sebastian to that event which spoiled my enjoyment of it, I now recommend you don’t take a baby to Britmums Live, I was excited about attending sessions without having to worry whether he was making noise etc. We started the celebrations on Friday evening at the Fringe Party at the Holiday Inn Camden Lock, where… Continue Reading “My thoughts on Britmums Live 2016”