Pantomime season is in full flow and we love his time of year! I polished my slippers and headed to Anvil Arts in Basingstoke to watch their pantomime, Cinderella. I was just in time to see Debbie McGee take to the stage as the Fairy Godmother. She looked dazzling in her wonderful costume. Rhyming her … More Cinderella at Anvil Arts, Basingstoke
I kicked off the pantomime season with Sleeping Beauty at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth. Unlike Princess Aurora I was wide awake throughout the show. It was fast-paced (100 years seemed to go in a flash) and had me laughing, singing along and clapping in my seat. The New Theatre Royal is a beautiful … More Sleeping Beauty at the New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
Recently we were invited into Southampton for a festive family day out thanks to the team at Visit Southampton. We couldn’t wait to head into town and kick off the festive season. We drove into Southampton and there is good bus, rail and ferry links from around Hampshire and beyond. Parking was surprisingly easy with … More Christmas in Southampton #VisitSouthampton
Dear Mummy, we had a fantastic weekend at Portsmouth Comic Con 2022 recently as the Portsmouth Guildhall swung open its doors once again to host this fab two day event after Covid restrictions halted the past 2 years. It was good to be back at Portsmouth Comic Con after visiting in 2019 and doing something … More Portsmouth Comic Con 2022 #BellaVisits
Dear Mummy, we love attending events to get us into the festive spirit and were lucky enough to be invited to Beaulieu. It’s a large estate which is home to the historical Beaulieu Abbey, National Motoring Museum, World of Top Gear and Palace House & Gardens. Beaulieu is situated within the New Forest National Park and … More Festive Fun at Beaulieu #ChristmasatBeaulieu
Dear Mummy, Christmas is nearly here and that can only mean one thing PANTO! I adore visiting the theatre and have been attending with my folks since I was very small. … More Beauty and the Beast, Anvil Arts Pantomime Review
Dear Mummy, it’s been a little while since I shared a photo update on the blog. We’ve been having too much fun on Instagram and YouTube that we’ve forgotten to share photos on here as well. But we’re back and happy to join in with #MySundayPhoto with Darren at Photalife. We visited Mottisfont NT this weekend to … More Smell the Roses – My Sunday Photo
Dear Mummy, it’s not often that we see the white stuff in this part of the UK. Being just off the south coast of England temperatures never usually go below 2- degrees, however the “Beast from the East” was on his way! We got a visit from the abdominal snowman traveling from Siberia to bring us … More Surviving Snowmaggdon – My Snow Day
Dear Mummy, woooohoooo! It’s my 5th Birthday! We celebrated this weekend with a trip to FlipOut in Basingstoke and a BIG Disney themed party. Here’s my favourite phone photos with more to come, once we write-up the reviews x How has your weekend been? Love Bella x Why not pop over and have a look … More My Sunday Photo – 5th Birthday Party
Dear Mummy, Halloween is fast approaching and we took the opportunity to celebrate the harvest and visit The Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Royal Victoria Country Park, in Southampton. This seasonal extravaganza was hosted by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, and in its 19th year people brought their biggest and best pumpkins and supersize vegetables to be judged. … More Seeing the UK’s Largest Pumpkin!
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 please pop over to our Instagram feed @dear_mummy to see more piccys and share the … More Silent Sunday 14.05.17
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 May is always special for us as it kicks off the start of the festival … More Common People is returning to Southampton
It was my 4th Birthday this week and we celebrated with a Pirate Party! If you like these photos please pop over to our Instagram feed @dear_mummy to see more piccys and share the love 🙂 You can now catch us on YouTube too! Love Bella x
Dear Mummy, this week saw us dust off our jackets and finally get some fresh air. There was a break in the rainy weather and we managed to get out for an afternoon to The Vyne, Basingstoke in Hampshire. The Vyne is a National Trust property which we’ve been visiting for years. We didn’t venture far … More Ducks on Ice at The Vyne, National Trust
Dear Mummy, over the Christmas break we spent our time on Hayling Island in Hampshire with my Grandparents. We were very fortunate with the weather as it was bright, sunny and crisp. The perfect day for a winters walk. After stuffing ourselves silly on Boxing Day we decided to burn off the extra calories and excess … More Running into the freezing sea!