A Fabulous afternoon at Festival in a Factory.

I have been wanting to go to the Literary Festival held at the Emma Bridgewater Factory for a number of years but I have always been too disorganised and by the time I got my act together the events I wanted to attend had sold out. I was determined that was not going to be … Continue reading A Fabulous afternoon at Festival in a Factory.

A Visit to Trentham Gardens

I think you would struggle to find someone who lives in the Stoke on Trent area who hasn't visited Trentham Gardens at some point in their lives.  It is a place that has transformed in the last 15 years into a visitor attraction encompassing a lake, formal gardens, garden centre and shopping village. My husband's … Continue reading A Visit to Trentham Gardens

A Grand Night Out – Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels

What a treat to be out on a Monday night all five of us together! When Carrot Productions asked us along to enjoy and review Wallace and Gromit's Musical Marvels at the Victorial Hall we jumped at the chance. Who doesn't love the calamity prone inventor and his loyal sidekick? We were excited to see … Continue reading A Grand Night Out – Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels Tour

As a family we are all big fans of Wallace and Gromit. They have such multi generational appeal and when it is increasingly difficult to find films and programmes that we all want to watch together the antics of Wallace and Gromit never fail to amuse no matter how many times we have seen them … Continue reading Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels Tour

Game Night – 7 of our favourite games

As the darker nights draw in and we spend more time indoors we seem to be in a constant battle with technology. I'm not going to lie, the adults in our house are just as guilty as the children of giving in to the distraction of the t.v. ,phone or computer.......

This is me in my 40s.

Part of me doesn't want to use that cliché  - you know that one everyone uses about turning 40, but in some ways it fits. It feels like a chance to draw a line in the sand and put a starter marker down for something new. I'm always keen on an opportunity for reflection and .......