A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point

During February half term we are spending our week in Scotland, staying at a gorgeous holiday cottage in Angus which we are using as a base to explore as much of the country as possible. So far we have been subject to pretty much everything the weather can throw at us with rain, hail, snow, wind and even a spot of blue sky and with the weather looking a bit ropey this morning we decided to stay local and pay a… Continue Reading “A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point”

Wave goodbye to travel nausea with Sea-Bands


Back at the beginning of 2016, we had a rather eventful first ferry crossing with the kids which left all of us feeling green. Thankfully we had an unexpected stop in Jersey where we headed to our local Boots chemist and bought some Sea-Bands which worked wonders and kept the nausea at bay by helping alleviate motion sickness, for the remainder of our journey to France. A Sea-Band is a knitted elasticated wrist band, which operates by applying pressure on… Continue Reading “Wave goodbye to travel nausea with Sea-Bands”

UK travellers’ most popular family destinations revealed

Mark Warner

With foreign travel so much more accessible for today’s families the world really is your oyster when choosing a family get away. Whether it’s seeking out sun and relaxation or adventure and activities, a family holiday together can be the highlight of the year and provide memories that last a lifetime. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, today reveals that the most popular destinations for UK families to get away… Continue Reading “UK travellers’ most popular family destinations revealed”

Camp Bestival 2016 – The Dingly Dell

Lizzie's Way

Without a shadow of a doubt, the Dingly Dell is our favourite haunt at Camp Bestival and this year was our most magical yet. The Dingly Dell takes you away from the rush of the festival and into the nurturing bosom of nature’s playground. In the daytime, the kids adore exploring Lizzie’s Way where they get to read stories, act out puppet shows, make mud pies and potions and make wishes to fairies. Walk a little further in and try your… Continue Reading “Camp Bestival 2016 – The Dingly Dell”

A Holiday Nightmare

Condor Ferries

My husband had been hinting for years about visiting Normandy and the D-Day beaches that he is fascinated by, so for his birthday last year I booked a family holiday to see them. With money fairly tight I booked to go in February half term as the prices were very reasonable and we are a family that will enjoy activities in pretty much any weather. What I hadn’t considered was the weather for the ferry crossing and the night before… Continue Reading “A Holiday Nightmare”