Novotel York Centre Hotel

Novotel York Centre Hotel

6 years ago Daddy P and I stayed in York for a long weekend.  It was a little honeymoon and celebration that I’d finished work before our baby was due to arrive.  We’d walked past the Novotel York Centre hotel a number of times during our stay and had both… Continue reading »

Hilton Leicester Hotel #StayPlayExplore

Hilton Leicester Hotel

As part of our recent #Stay Play Explore package Monkey and I got to stay at the 4 star Hilton Leicester Hotel. The Hilton Leicester Hotel is close to the M69 and junction 21 of the M1. It took me about 30 minutes to reach the hotel from Twycross Zoo on a… Continue reading »

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 »