New Summer Menu at Urban Reef

Urban Reef sign

We have been fans of Urban Reef restaurant since it opened although we seem to pop in for a cheeky lunch date when the kids are at school, rather than visit for an evening meal these days. Urban Reef describes itself as an ‘informal bar, deli, cafe and restaurant’ located next to the beach on Boscombe Promenade and we love it because it gives us the chance to go for a bracing walk along the beach with a special hot… Continue Reading “New Summer Menu at Urban Reef”

Weymouth SEA LIFE welcomes only colony of fairy penguins in Europe

Fairy Penguin Face

As Merlin Annual Pass holders we are regular visitors to Weymouth SEA LIFE Centre and were curious about a secretive new building that was being built at the back of the park. It turns out that the new building was in fact a brand new state-of-the-art enclosure for a colony of fairy penguins and we were some of the first people to meet them this morning. There are twenty fairy penguins in total, who have relocated from Manly SEA LIFE… Continue Reading “Weymouth SEA LIFE welcomes only colony of fairy penguins in Europe”

Introducing Mum to Hotter Shoes

Mabel Daffodil Hotter

I have been a fan of Hotter Shoes for a few years now and my wardrobe is full of their shoes – I think I may have developed a slight shoe addiction. If you have not heard of them before, Hotter have been manufacturing stylish comfortable footwear for over 50 years, starting out with slippers and continuing into the mass shoe market promising to make shoes as comfortable as slippers!! They are now the UK’s biggest shoe maker with a… Continue Reading “Introducing Mum to Hotter Shoes”

An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy

Bunnies!

We really enjoy days out at National Trust properties, with Easter being the kids favourite thanks to their fun themed Easter Egg hunts and the promise of a Cadbury chocolate egg as a reward for their efforts. With the weather being a bit hit and miss over bank holiday weekend, I stalked the forecast and made a plan to visit during the driest spell of the day. It is also worth visiting the facebook page of the property you are… Continue Reading “An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy”