Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

People always laugh when they discover that considering how close to Oxford I’ve lived for well over thirty years, that until my son was born eight years ago, I’d rarely ever visited or county town.  Since my son arrived on the scene we visited the numerous museums countless times but… Continue reading »

Going Back to School with Term School Shoes

Going Back to School with Term School Shoes

I know, you’ve read the post title and thought, what!  Please don’t shoot me, you will thank me later.  This academic school year is drawing to a close and I can’t quite believe that my 7 year old son will soon be leaving Key Stage One.  How can he be… Continue reading »

Getting ready for warmer days with Hotter #SS17

Getting ready for warmer days with Hotter

Last week I got to go out for a few hours in the evening, caught the bus into Oxford and met up with a number of other Oxfordshire Bloggers.  We’d been invited to the Oxford store of Hotter and I couldn’t wait to see what they have on offer in their… Continue reading »

A Tale of Two Boots from Hotter

A Tale of Two Boots from Hotter

You may recall that I went to the Hotter AW16 launch in Banbury back in September. My niece Chloe, also a blogger, writing over at Its A Girl Thing Blogging was also at the event. Although there’s over 30 years difference in our ages (sobs quietly in a corner) we soon… Continue reading »

Kids Hale Hasbro outdoor boots from Muck Boot

Kids Hale Hasbro outdoor boots from Muck Boots

My son maybe turning 7 tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean that our muddy puddle jumping days are behind us.  Oh no.  In fact whenever Monkey is outdoors, he’s often to be found in search of mud and sticks, and puddles are just the added bonus.  I recently spotted some really… Continue reading »

Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX #goretexbigdays

Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX

The weather is turning and as Monkey and I venture out and about I need to know that his feet will stay warm and dry.  We’ve been having some Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX and Monkey loves his new ECCO Urban Snowboarder boots. These fab boots have a wonderful fleece… Continue reading »