Letter to a 7 year old

Project 366 2016 Week 22-23

Project 366 2016 Week 22-23 Day 150-163 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 29th May – Day 150 So Monkey got his hands on the Stylophone, it doesn’t have a volume control ……. I decided to get the holiday packing out of the so we could enjoy the rest of the weekend. Monday 30th May – Day…Continue reading Project 366 2016 Week 22-23

Build a Beetle

Build a Beetle

We’re off to Portugal in a couple of weeks, and will be meeting up with Granny and Gramps, who will be driving over from their home in Spain.  As regular readers of the blog will know, ‘Guru Gramps’ is a bug hunter, and Monkey is following in his footsteps.  When I looked at the new…Continue reading Build a Beetle

Staying safe this summer

Staying safe this summer

I’m sharing a couple of products with you today very much with summer holidays in mind. Staying safe this summer from mosquitoes and those harmful UV rays couldn’t be easier. I don’t know about you but mosquitoes love me and I can still recall the vicious assault they made on me between the airport and hotel in…Continue reading Staying safe this summer

Splash PaddlePak from Trunki

Splash PaddlePak from Trunki

It’s March!  I always feel that’s we’ve turned a corner once we’ve got past February.  I can feel that the warmer days of Spring and Summer are coming.  We are really lucky that this year we have two holidays planned – one in Portugal and one in Cornwall.  I’ve already started my checklist of what Monkey…Continue reading Splash PaddlePak from Trunki

A Spanish themed Christmas

A Spanish themed Christmas

One of the hardest times of the year to live away from family when you have children, is Christmas.  When Monkey was smaller it was much easier to hop on a plane to Spain before the school holiday prices kicked in, and spend Christmas with Granny and Gramps. Sadly this year, we just don’t have…Continue reading A Spanish themed Christmas

The changing face of Birmingham

The changing face of Birmingham

As I’ve grown up and matured over the years I’ve watched a city transform, regenerate and modernise. The changing face of Birmingham is something to admire.  I would have visited Birmingham for the first time in the early ’80’s with my mum on shopping trips to the Bullring. Birmingham was the home of my favourite…Continue reading The changing face of Birmingham