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… Continue reading »

Family dining at The Alchemist in Oxford

Moroccan Lamb Rump

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… Continue reading »

Eating out at Beefeater Applecart Didcot

Beefeater Applecart Didcot

January has to be my least favourite month of the year.  It’s cold, dark, often wet and just a let down after all the fun and festivities of December.  We’d had a really up and down week here last week.  A terrible start to the week, but my son had… Continue reading »

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill – review and family meal giveaway

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill

With it being half term and Daddy P’s birthday on Tuesday we decided to celebrate by having a meal out at The Fox Inn at Boars Hill.  Situated some six miles south of Oxford City Centre on the outskirts of Boars Hill village the pub dates back to the 1930’s. There’s… 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 »