Keep Em Quiet Review – Activity Bags for Children

Keep Em Quiet Review

Dear Mummy, we were fortunate to visit Bluestone Wales last week for our long over due holiday. We had a four-hour journey down the M4 into Wales and my folks needed to keep me occupied. There’s nothing worse than having … Continue reading

Ten Ways Camp Bestival Will Rock You!

Dear Mummy, festival season is approaching and we’re excitedly preparing for a summer of sunshine, music and fun. Camp Bestival is back bigger and better than ever and celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. It’s created entirely with families in mind. They are … Continue reading

Common People Southampton Review 2017

Dear Mummy, it’s all gone a bit Pete Tong at Southampton’s Common People but in a good way. As Pete Tong and his orchestra took over our local music festival with a nostalgic flick through classic Ibiza offerings as Saturday … Continue reading

#PrezzoLaFamiglia – Prezzo Eastleigh Review

#PrezzoLaFamiglia Prezzo Eastleigh Review

“Now, here you are-a, the best-a spaghetti in-a town-a.” Watch our short video to see what we got up to at Prezzo Eastleigh! Dear Mummy, we had a lovely treat this week to celebrate and welcome you home from hospital with … Continue reading

When lightening strikes three times – Lung Collapse

Dear Mummy, these past three months have been a bit traumatic for us all. You see not long after your last post on your second lung collapse ‘bruises and bluebells’ did you have your THIRD lung collapse after a failed … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why We’re Excited For Funk the Family

Dear Mummy, we’re excited at the prospect of dressing up for this year’s Funk the Family Festival in Hove, Brighton. It is an awesome one-day festival set in the beautiful grounds of Hove Park. The theme this year is mythical creatures and … Continue reading

Juicy Watermelon picks

Juicy Watermelon picks

Dear Mummy, summer is nearly here and there is one thing that instantly reminds me of the hotter months…watermelon. A firm favourite at the family festivals we attend I can’t get enough of this juicy treat. The colours of watermelon … Continue reading

Orchard Toys Animal Families Review

Dear Mummy, it’s nearly the summer and you are planning days away and camping trips for when you feel better and weather starts improving. Orchard Toys have launched a  new collection of six mini travel games in 2017, perfect for keeping … Continue reading

It’s the morphine talking…

Dear Mummy, you are shell of your former self, hobbling around like an old women. Living out your life from a drug dispensing notebook. Your days revolve around when you can take your opioids to relive the pain from your … Continue reading

Silent Sunday 14.05.17

Even when we’re feeling low a smile brightens up our day! My mummy’s been in hospital recently. This is me onboard the MSC Preziosa cruise ship docked in Southampton last week which made me very happy!  If you like these photos … Continue reading

My first cruise experience…without leaving port!

Dear Mummy, I was lucky enough to board my first ever cruise ship recently. We headed down to Southampton on a grey blustery day to see this floating hotel. I was super excited at the prospect of setting off to … Continue reading

A gingerbread fairytale at Waddesdon Manor, National Trust

Waddesdon Manor Gingerbread House

Dear mummy, before you were admitted to hospital we visited a wonderful place called Waddesdon Manor. As National Trust members we’ve exhausted all the properties around our local area so decided to venture further afield and into a different county. It’s a good 1hr 30mins … Continue reading

Bruises and Bluebells – Life after Lung Collapse

Dear mummy, this is a chapter of our lives I’m sure we’d rather forget but worth documenting. The road to recovery can often be a bumpy one. After my mummy’s last hospital stay eight weeks ago (see posts here) tragedy struck … Continue reading

Common People is returning to Southampton

Southampton Common People 2017

Dear Mummy, we’re super excited that it’s May at long last. We can almost smell summer on the horizon and the days are getting longer the sky is getting bluer and the sun is shining. The last bank holiday in … Continue reading