Review: Thomas & Friends Alphaphonics

Review: Thomas & Friends Alphaphonics

We've recently enjoyed the boy's fourth birthday and we've been really trying to get into more educational toys, especially as he's obsessed with toy cars.  I was sent a Thomas & Friends Alphaphonics to review and wondered if it would interest the boy at all. (more…)
Review: Rock of Ages at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Review: Rock of Ages at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

What.  A.  Night. Last night I was invited to press night at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford to check out Rock of Ages, which is currently touring the UK. I'm a huge fan of jukebox musicals - and being an eighties child a musical built around classic rock from that period sounded epic.  Rock of Ages has enjoyed a successful run....{Click Here to Read More!}
Review: Smashers Sludge Bus

Review: Smashers Sludge Bus

The boy recently turned four and he's very much into anything gross at the moment.  Life is all poo, wee and slime so it seemed apt to review a Smasher Sludge Bus which is a little bit of all those things. (more…)
Ankylosing Spondylitis & me: living with a chronic illness

Ankylosing Spondylitis & me: living with a chronic illness

This post has been a long time coming - I was diagnosed with non radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, or Ankylosing Spondylitis a year ago next month and it's been a tough year coming to terms with it. I've waited so long for a diagnosis that once I had one I didn't know what to think or how to feel - and....{Click Here to Read More!}
Sneak peek: The Christmas Grotto at Brookside Garden Centre

Sneak peek: The Christmas Grotto at Brookside Garden Centre

Alright, alright - I know it's only November but let's face it - once Halloween and Fireworks Night is over and done with Christmas creeps up mighty fast. With job and health woes this year I've been trying to get into the festive spirit nice and early and how better than to have a sneak peek at the legendary Grotto....{Click Here to Read More!}