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 »

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 »

Project 365 2017 Week 42

Project 365 2017 Week 42

Project 365 2017 Week 42 Day 288 – 294.  I’ve had a very hormonal week and the pictures this week are less than inspiring I’m afraid. Sunday 15th October – Day 288 Monkey was desperate to show his Dad his new swimming skills so we headed off to our local pool… Continue reading »

John Lewis is set to open in Oxford

John Lewis is set to open in Oxford

If you’ve been into the centre of Oxford over the last year you can’t help but have noticed that the shopping area around the old Westgate Centre is being redeveloped.  As part of this project John Lewis is set to open in Oxford on 24th October and I was recently invited… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38 Day 260 – 266 Sunday 17th September – Day 260   We spent the day on the Nene Valley Railway, so that Monkey could side aboard the Union of South Africa.  He’s now ridden on all three of the A4’s that have been in steam in… Continue reading »

Franco Manca Oxford #francomanca

Franco Manca Oxford

It’s the worst kept secret in the world that I have a pizza addict in my 7 year old son.  I swear he would eat pizza every day given half a chance. Please tell me I’m not alone in this.  I keep telling him that one day I’ll take him… Continue reading »