A Birthday Meal at The Inn in the Park

The Inn in the Park

It is not often that my husband and I get out for a meal these days with Kian away at university, but now he is home for the summer we requested his babysitting services so we could get out for celebratory birthday meal. We were invited to review the Inn in the Park, a stunning traditional English pub located in Branksome Park, just a five minute walk from the beach. The pub was refurbished in 2017 and is filled with… Continue Reading “A Birthday Meal at The Inn in the Park”

Sebby’s 6th Birthday Party with Mad4Animals

Mad4Animals Sebby Party

When I asked Sebby what he wanted to do for his birthday party this year, his only suggestion was something different! Last year he loved his party with Dr Balloonman and I knew that he would be a tough act to beat, but when my friend recommended Mad4Animals to me, I knew Sebby and his friends would love it. I hired the Explorer Centre at Butchers Coppice for Sebby’s party and AJ has already arrived and was setting up when… Continue Reading “Sebby’s 6th Birthday Party with Mad4Animals”

Isaac’s 11th Birthday Party at Dorset Adventure Park

Dorset Adventure Park

For the last two years, Isaac and his friend Scott have had joint, action packed birthday parties at Avon Tyrell Outdoor Centre and it was always the plan to do the same again this year, however they decided that they wanted to try something new. Last year we had Kian’s 18th Birthday at Dorset Adventure Park which is situated in the shadow of Corfe Castle in Dorset and enjoyed it so much that Isaac thought his friends would love it… Continue Reading “Isaac’s 11th Birthday Party at Dorset Adventure Park”

Who killed Nelson Nutmeg? – Family Film Review

Nelson Nutmeg

Cinema trips are a real treat and we nothing more than sitting down for a couple of hours with oodles of popcorn and drinks and watching a movie. Most kids films we see at the cinema are big budget, animated films, but when I saw that Cineworld was showing an independent and locally made film, I booked tickets to go and see it. On their annual summer camp holiday, four misfit kids suspect that the park’s mascot has been murdered!… Continue Reading “Who killed Nelson Nutmeg? – Family Film Review”

An Easter day out in Bournemouth

It has been a fantastically busy Easter holiday for us and we have been making the most of the unusually warm and dry weather. Living here, we are spoilt by having 11 miles of sandy beaches on our doorstep, but when the weather is good the hotels in Bournemouth get booked up fast and the beaches are packed, so we try and find alternative things to do. This weekend, we were challenged to head into town and find something to… Continue Reading “An Easter day out in Bournemouth”