My Top 10 Posts of 2018


At the end of the year I always enjoy looking back at my blogging year and seeing which posts are popular with my audience, knowing there will be a few surprises in there. So, without further ado, I give you my top posts of 2018: Oaxis Watch Phone Review This post was actually written in July 2017, but has been my most searched for post for the year and subsequently is my most popular post of 2018. The Oaxis WatchPhone… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Posts of 2018”

BEKO Freestanding American Style Fridge Freezer ASD241 – Review

Beko Fridge Freezer

Back in November our old fridge freezer decided to stop working on us, which left us searching for the perfect fridge freezer to replace it. Our old fridge freezer was large, but not quite an American sized Fridge Freezer and I have often struggled to fit everything in it that I needed to, so this time I started looking for a larger one. We finally plumped for the BEKO American style fridge freezer ASD241 which comes with BEKO’s NeoFrost™ technology,… Continue Reading “BEKO Freestanding American Style Fridge Freezer ASD241 – Review”

Double the fun on days out with these toys from Hape


This year Christmas crept up upon us at super speed and because the kids did not break up until 21st December, it felt like we had no time to relax into it with fun days out. On the flipside, the kids don’t go back to school until the 8th January, which leaves quite a long period to try and entertain them, particularly when many local days out and attractions are closed. This is when our National Trust and English Heritage… Continue Reading “Double the fun on days out with these toys from Hape”

A visit to Lappa Valley and their Santa Special

Lappa Valley

We are spending Christmas at Coombe Mill again this year and we were keen to visit a local attraction in Cornwall that has so far eluded us. We have always wanted to visit Lappa Valley Steam Railway, which is a 15″ minimum gauge railway located near Newquay in Cornwall, so when we found out they were running their Santa Special trains, we knew the kids would love it. We arrived to a very wet, drizzly day but Benny Halt, the… Continue Reading “A visit to Lappa Valley and their Santa Special”