Dear Mummy, you recently had a lovely meal with some fellow bloggers at The Holiday Inn Winchester in Hampshire. On a mission to review the recently refurbished front of house hotel transformation and the sparkling new restaurant called The Odyssey. It’s rare that my mummy gets the opportunity to meet up with friends and enjoy … More Dinner at The Odyssey, Holiday Inn Winchester
Dear Mummy, every once in a while an opportunity comes along that we are super intrigued about. Boomtown Festival has been on our radar for years, we only live around the corner from Matterley bowl in Hampshire, the home of one of the coolest festivals on the planet. We never thought it would be suitable for families, making … More Kidztown Lowdown at Boomtown 2018
Dear Mummy, we were invited down to the Watercress Line in Hampshire to spend a day with Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. Nothings better than working on the railway, we had a spring in our step while whistling a happy tune! I think my folks were more excited than I was! You see my folks grew … More Full steam ahead with Thomas the Tank Engine!
Dear mummy, it’s not everyday that you get an invite from Phil Bendall, General Manger at River Cottage Canteen, Winchester to come down and sample some dishes. My mummy jumped at the chance! She knows little about River Cottage apart from what she’s seen on the telly. River Cottage has given millions of TV viewers a taste for … More River Cottage Canteen, Winchester
Dear Mummy, you’ve been to a couple of parenting blogging events since you started blogging and have always had mixed feelings about them. So when Blog On Winchester landed on our doorstep last week you just had to go. You’ve never been to a BlogOnUK conference so were intrigued to see what it was all about. … More Blog On Winchester Review
Baby Isabella is going to Blissfields 2015! Dear mummy, Blissfields is the nearest music festival to us in Hampshire and is only 3 weeks away. eeeek! We’ve never been to Blissfields before and have tickets to this highly acclaimed music festival. It draws in crowds from all over the country. Not like the smaller kids … More Baby Isabella is going to Blissfields!
Talking to the ‘real’ angels of Blissfields Festival. We’re looking forward to going to Blissfields in July. A quirky music festival held in Hampshire which attracts festival goers, adventure seekers and music lovers from all over the country. We caught up with one of the ‘Blissed Out’ Angels called Sam, the head poncho of the … More The Real Angel of Blissfields Festival
Dear Mummy, we wandered down to the woods again at Micheldever. An enchanting wood which is renowned for its bluebells. The last of the Bluebells are dying and withering beneath our feet. I climb trees with my daddy and enjoy running round in the open space pointing at objects shouting “What’s that?!?” Mummy and I hunt for … More Bella’s Bluebells
Dear Mummy, Woweee! Look at this little toy you found at Molly’s Den, Winchester. As soon as you saw it your heart-strings went. You see it’s no ordinary toy. When you were my age you used to fall asleep watching the clock dial and listening to the familiar music. It’s very rare to find items from … More Vintage Fisher Price Toy
Lazy Lizards Dear Mummy, I’d like to introduce you to my friend ‘Spike’. He’s a Lazy Lizard. A beautiful handmade soft toy. We’ve been on an adventure for some time now. He’s been with me taking my first steps through the bluebell woods of Micheldever in the Spring, jetting away on holidays to Gibraltar in … More Lazy Lizards
Dear mummy, have you ever wondered what goes on when the zoo closes for the day? Is it really like the film Madagascar? Where the animals let their hair down and start chatting? Well, we decided to find out. We attended the out-of-hours #SunsetParty hosted by Marwell Wildlife. Marwell Wildlife is a zoo in Hampshire and is … More Sunset Party at Marwell Wildlife
I can have a dark side too… Saturday, February 22, 2014. *Cue Star Wars Theme* Dear mummy, in a galaxy far far away, Storm Troopers were landing at Winchester Science Centre. Daddy is a MASSIVE Star Wars fan so we head down to check them out. I must admit even mummy was impressed by their … More I can have a dark side too…