Wa! Curry

Wa! Curry

I do love Indian food and the opportunity came up recently to try some wonderfully authentic Indian cuisine with some of my Oxfordshire Bloggers friends. We were invited to try the recently opened Wa! Curry restaurant based inside the Ozone Leisure Park, close the the Kassam football stadium in Oxford…. Continue reading »

Toby Carvery Banbury #ManicMumday

Toby Carvery Banbury

I don’t know about you, but December is absolutely mad here.  It’s Monkey’s birthday on Thursday, so between that, getting sorted for Christmas, school play, homework and catching up with friends and keeping the blog going  – I am officially frazzled.  Blogging isn’t a 9-5 job, it involves lots of… Continue reading »

Mr Tiger Goes Wild at The Mill Arts Centre

Mr Tiger Goes Wild at The Mill Arts Centre

I received an email a few weeks ago which really took me back in time.  We moved to North Oxfordshire from Surrey when I was 14, and I lived around the area ever since. Monkey and I were invited to a performance of Mr Tiger Goes Wild at The Mill Arts… Continue reading »

Beefeater Ock Mill Abingdon

Beefeater Ock Mill Abingdon

On Sunday we headed out for lunch to try the Autumn/Winter menu at Beefeater Ock Mill Abingdon.  It’s the first time I can remember eating at a Beefeater eatery and it was to be Monkey’s first trip to Abingdon.  The Ock Mill is a lovely old building on the north of… Continue reading »

Banking for Victory at Upton House

Banking for Victory

Having lived in or near to Banbury for a number of years I’ve been familiar with the name of Upton House for some time.  The National Trust property can be found just on the outskirts of the Oxfordshire town and has a rather interesting history to share.  I went along… Continue reading »

Crocodiles of the World #CountryKids

Crocodiles of the World

We try to meet up with Monkey’s godmum (my oldest friend) and her now 9-year-old daughter as often as we can.  They live in Wiltshire, so we try to find places of interest for both children to explore somewhere halfway whenever possible.  I’ve been meaning to take Monkey to Crocodiles… Continue reading »