On the look out – My Sunday Photo 260217

On the look out - My Sunday Photo 260217

  On the look out – My Sunday Photo 260217.  We went to look around Welford Park last Sunday, and spend some time enjoying their snowdrops.  We weren’t expecting to see this fellow.  In fact, there were two of them keeping guard over the house.  Monkey loves giraffes, he was… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 8

Project 365 2017 Week 8

Project 365 2017 Week 8 Day 50 – 56 from snowdrops to story time with a bit of Brewster and nature thrown in for good measure. Sunday 19th February  – Day 50 I’d spotted a post on the Country Kids linky yesterday about somewhere I’d been meaning to visit for ages.  We’d got… Continue reading »

Snowdrop Spotting at Welford Park

Snowdrop Spotting at Welford Park

I’ve been joining in with the Country Kids linky over with Coombe Mill for over 3 and half years now.  I love seeing where other people have visited both at home and abroad.  It’s also a great place to get inspiration for future visits and nature ideas I can use… Continue reading »

Birmingham’s Top 5 Indian Cuisine Locations

Birmingham’s Top 5 Indian Cuisine Locations

disclosure:  this is a collaborative post If you are in search of a new flavour in your regular dining experiences, perhaps Indian cuisine is what you are lacking in your life. From buttery naan to spicy madras, Indian food can suit any palate through a variety of flavours and dishes…. Continue reading »

Cheeky Monkeys

Cheeky Monkeys

I couldn’t make it to Toy Fair this year, and one of the things I missed was getting to see the new range of games launched by Orchard Toys.  We’ve been big fans for years now as you all know, and I was thrilled when a very aptly new game… Continue reading »

Walking Wounded – a book review #WalkingWounded

Walking Wounded

I always love a book that draws you in and makes you want to keep turning the pages.  A book with believable characters that you want to invest time in.  I recently finished reading Walking Wounded by Anna Franklin Osbourne, and I absolutely loved it. Walking Wounded is this author’s… Continue reading »

Dressed to impress with Mainline Menswear

Dressed to impress with Mainline Menswear

It’s fair to say that I don’t get much quality time with Daddy P.  He’s a workaholic and his business often comes before family unfortunately.  With me being in Spain checking up on Mum and then the madness that is half term, we were like ships in the night and… Continue reading »

Luxury Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop – review and giveaway

Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop

With my recent painting spree in the house, I’ve felt the need for a little spring cleaning in other areas. Thanks to the Luxury Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop, I now have a new towelling set which work well in either my bathroom or the en-suite.  Yes, you read… Continue reading »

My Fairy Garden Magic Bean Pot

My Fairy Garden Magic Bean Pot

You may remember that we reviewed the My Fairy Garden last year.  It was a big hit here as we watched the grass grow in Monkey’s imaginary world.  He loves the story of Jack and the Beanstalk so I wondered what he would think of the new My Fairy Garden… Continue reading »

Hidden gems – My Sunday Photo 190217

Hidden gems - My Sunday Photo 190217

We wandered through a whole host of snowdrops on Friday, I had no idea there were so many variations. They are such lovely little flowers and some really do contain hidden gems.  Can you believe that this is a snowdrop? So beautifully intricate, and such a pity that the underside… Continue reading »