Is this potentially the best family festival in the UK?

  This is a mammoth review of Just So Festival 2012, so hold onto your socks! Because I reviewed it last year and wrote a pre-post explaining all the different areas and my plans, I thought that this year I would do a quick interview with some other people and get their perspectives. They’ve all had a little more than ‘quick’ […]

Is it the Mum’s responsibility to keep the romance alive?

I was asked to pop onto the breakfast show for Heart Wiltshire the other week by the lovely Molly (check out what I said here on her blog) She guessed I might have strong feelings about husbands complaining that they don’t get any attention any more and that the romance has gone out of their marriage! And I do! It’s not […]

The Key To A Successful Family Festival

I’m so excited, because I’m off to review Just So Festival this weekend (In Cheshire at Rhode Hall: doors open at 2pm on Friday and we get kicked out of the campsite on Mon at 11). Last year was brilliant, but it was my first ever festival, so I had no idea what to expect. Apparently I picked the best […]

What Would Have Happened If Germany Had Won WW2

I think the family thought I was being a bit eccentric when I kept saying I wanted to see the cemetery at Omaha Beach for the American Soldiers. I’m not even sure why I wanted to go? Something to do with Dad flying in the war? Perhaps wanting to give Curly Headed Boy who loves computer games some perspective? Maybe […]

Which is best going on holiday by Ferry or Aeroplane?

Travelling with kids is generally considered a nightmare.  The question is, which is less of a night mare; Ferries or Aeroplanes? I was really nervous of trying a Ferry out considering the disaster of the Costa Concordia and that last time that I went on a school trip and puked the whole way. I’ve had my share of aeroplane disasters […]