Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre Christmas

At the age of almost 11, Isaac isn’t the biggest fan of Christmas days out where it is all about visiting Santa, so we have been on the look out for the perfect day out for all ages to enjoy. When we heard Santa and his elves were heading to Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium with pantomime favourite Jack and the Beanstalk, I knew the kids were going to love it as the experience unites the magic of Christmas with the excitement… Continue Reading “Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre”

The Magic of Christmas has arrived at Marwell Zoo

Elves Outside Marwell Hall (3)

Marwell Zoo is one of our favourite days out locally and we have enjoyed visits to the opening of their new Tropical House this year, as well as Isaac’s Zookeeper for a day birthday treat, so we were very excited to be invited along to their Christmas at Marwell event. Set inside the zoo’s Grade 1 listed manor house, the Christmas at Marwell event sees you being treated to a visit to an enchanting Neverland-inspired world as well as being… Continue Reading “The Magic of Christmas has arrived at Marwell Zoo”

A Day Out with Thomas at the Mid-Hants Watercress Line

Thomas the Tank Engine

Kian was always my resident Thomas fan in the family and I have fond memories of taking him to see Thomas and friends at the Day Out with Thomas event at Swanage Railway when he was younger. He was obsessed with all the characters and we built up quite a collection of Thomas toys which went up into the loft when he grew out of them. We always hoped that Isaac would enjoy them, but he favoured Fireman Sam but… Continue Reading “A Day Out with Thomas at the Mid-Hants Watercress Line”

The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

Lemur Loop Marwell

Last night we were invited to the opening of the new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo. Marwell Zoo has 140 acres to explore, packed full of hundreds of endangered and charismatic animals from anteaters to white rhino, giraffes to penguins, zebra to snow leopards and many, many more. One of our favourite recent additions to the zoo is the African Wilderness, their largest exhibit to date, which is home to the White Rhino, Zebra, Scimitar-Horned Oryx and Ostrich, which all… Continue Reading “The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo”

Hotter Shoes the Winchester Event!

I am a big fan of Hotter Shoes, ever since I reviewed my first pair of Mist trainers back in 2013,   Back in November 2014 I went to my first Hotter Shoes event in Bournemouth and got to meet the Mel and the PR team and learn all about the brand. 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… Continue Reading “Hotter Shoes the Winchester Event!”