Fireman Sam Launches Nationwide Safety Campaign


Everyone’s ultimate hero next door fronts a new national campaign highlighting the importance of fire safety for children  Ahead of the clocks going back and with Halloween and Bonfire Night fast approaching, much-loved hero Fireman Sam is launching a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of fire safety for children. Known for protecting the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy alongside his esteemed colleagues, Fireman Sam teaches valuable lessons on fire safety while reinforcing the importance of staying calm during… Continue Reading “Fireman Sam Launches Nationwide Safety Campaign”

Food, Fun and Fireworks on the Quay!

Thistle Poole

Last week we were invited to a child-free evening of food, fun and fireworks at the Thistle Hotel in Poole by Joe Bloggs Network. The plan for the evening was a welcome drink followed by watching the fireworks in the harbour aboard the 50ft President Motor Boat, Good Times from Poole Boat Charters and then a three course meal in the Anchor Bar / Restaurant. The Thistle Hotel is situated on Poole Quay offering stunning views across Poole harbour over to Brownsea Island… Continue Reading “Food, Fun and Fireworks on the Quay!”

Camp Bestival 2014 – The Finale


The final day of Camp Bestival had arrived and despite having an amazing time, we decided to pack up the tent in the morning with the aim of leaving after the fireworks in the evening – but not before cooking a sausage sandwich breakfast on our camping stove. Taking the tent down was fairly painless, although we couldn’t get the zip done up on the bag, but it was in!  Hubby and Kian took five trips to the cars, just… Continue Reading “Camp Bestival 2014 – The Finale”

Visit Bournemouth this Summer

Are you planning on visiting Bournemouth this summer, but want to know where the locals go to keep the family entertained? Bournemouth is easily reachable from London. According to travel search website GoEuro, it takes only 1 hour and 45 minutes by train, although that does depend which train you get – don’t catch the one that stops at all the stops through the New Forest as it will add at least another half an hour to your journey. Would you like… Continue Reading “Visit Bournemouth this Summer”