Nigel Clarke

A day out in Bournemouth with National Express and the ODDBODS

On Wednesday we were invited to become a tourist in our home town with National Express and the ODDBODS, hosted by children’s TV Presenter Nigel Clarke. If you have not heard of the ODDBODS, it is a CGI-animated series focusing on seven cute characters – Fuse, Pogo, Zee, Jeff, Bubbles, Slick and Newt. These non-dialogue characters survive the perils of everyday life, unintentionally turning ordinary situations into unexpected, extraordinary and always humorous events. ODDBODS are hugely popular with my kids and can be found on CITV, Netflix, Amazon Prime and have enjoyed over 13m view on YouTube and can now …

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Give the Gift of a Night Off #MandPNightoff

Last weekend we were lucky enough to enjoy a night off from the kids thanks to Mamas & Papas. We had been booked in to do the Pier Zip on Bournemouth Pier, the world’s first pier to shore zip wire experience with a launch tower towering high above the sea, giving an exhilarating “zip surf” over the waves to the beach, but sadly the weather conspired against us and it had to close for safety reasons as the wind was too strong. Thankfully we were also booked into Aruba restaurant at the other end of the pier and were seated …

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