Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road

Travelodge Cambridge - Newmarket Road

If you want somewhere offering cheap but friendly service, conveniently placed close to the city centre of Cambridge then Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road is certainly worth considering. Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road is literally a 15 minute walk (at a 5 and half year old’s walking pace) from the… Continue reading »

Having a carvery meal in the week

Having a carvery meal in the week

Many years ago before my Export career began I used to work for a food distribution company and, along with my best friend, ran their computer systems overnight, printed picking sheets for the warehouse and ran invoices and delivery drop sheets.  We worked long and unsociable hours; not ideal for… Continue reading »

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

I discovered Brewers Fayre when Monkey was quite small, and the Wobbly Wheel, near Banbury, has been a regular haunt for the last four years.  They run a loyalty card scheme and we always seem to rack up our points really quickly, to make a reasonable meal even cheaper.  When… Continue reading »

Eating in thanks to Takeaway.com

Eating in thanks to Takeaway.com

We were recently asked if we’d like to try the online takeaway delivery service offered by Takeaway.com.  It sounded like the perfect solution after a long day of fun at Warwick Castle recently, so I sat down at the laptop.  Mummy, what are you doing?  I’m hungry, cried Monkey!  We… Continue reading »

Villandry Grand Cafe at Bicester Village

Villandry Grand Cafe

If you like designer clothing at discounted prices then you may well have heard of Bicester Village, on the outskirts of Bicester in Oxfordshire.  It can easily be reached by car, coach and train; there are direct coach services from London and a courtesy bus service runs from the train station…. Continue reading »

Our first trip to Red Hot World Buffet

Red Hot World Buffet

You may remember that I recently became a Red Hot World Buffet Tastemaker for 2013-14.  With our wedding anniversary coming up we decided that it would be a great opportunity to go on our first trip to Red Hot World Buffet in Milton Keynes. I booked our table for last… Continue reading »