An overnight family stay with Aparthotel Adagio Brentford

An overnight family stay with Aparthotel Adagio Brentford – AD invited to review

With everything that’s been going on here recently we’ve all been in need of a bit of rest and relaxation and the opportunity to enjoy an overnight family stay with Aparthotel Adagio Brentford at the weekend was perfectly timed.  We’ve not experienced a stay in an aparthotel before so weren’t totally sure what to expect.  […]

Enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant

Enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant

The weather was glorious again on Sunday and we were all set to grab some fresh air at one of our favourite places and I knew I wouldn’t have to come home and do the cooking afterwards.  Result!  We spent some time enjoying Waddesdon Manor and the Manor Restaurant. Waddesdon Manor is a National Trust run […]

Vietnamese family dining at Pho in Oxford

Vietnamese family dining at Pho in Oxford

You all know that it’s been a battle of wills at times with regards to my son and his eating habits.  But aged eight, I can actually see the light at the end of the tunnel and slowly but surely he’s trying different foods.  Dining out is certainly a lot less stressful than it was […]

A family break at Chicheley Hall

A family break at Chicheley Hall

Life is often rather manic here and with a husband who is rarely home, we don’t get to spend much quality time together.  So when we were offered the chance to enjoy a family break at Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire recently, I jumped at the chance.  My eight year old son loves the whole idea of […]

Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford

Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford #JohnLewis

It’s not often I get to spend time away from my son in the evenings, but when an invitation popped into my inbox recently, I just knew I had to make it work, and I got to take a friend with me too!  Bonus.  We were off to enjoy some treat time at John Lewis and […]

Moroccan Lamb Rump

Family dining at The Alchemist in Oxford

My son is getting to an age now where eating out is a more pleasurable experience.  Don’t get me wrong, he can still be very fussy, but he’s realised that he can enjoy himself in different environments.  I’ve been to the new Westgate shopping complex in Oxford a number of times since it opened last […]