a field somewhere
Love and rage

Love and rage

A wise woman said to me, ‘we are all at different stages in this journey. Many are just waking up. There is no point blaming or being angry with others. We must drown them in love and knowledge’.  Civil disobedience…

Into The Trees 2019

Into The Trees 2019

Guest review from Tor and family. Thanks for checking out Into The Trees 2019. My top parenting tip is to keep your expectations low. Don’t hope too much and you can’t be too disappointed, right?  It was with this in…

Best family festivals

Best family festivals

It’s grey and cold outside and I am dreaming of a field somewhere.
To cheer myself up I decided to write about my Top Family Festivals

I love Aladdin

I love Aladdin

As cartoon characters go, Aladdin has to be up there near the top of the hunk lists, right? Perhaps just me then. Tall, dark and mysterious with his own flying carpet. What more could any girl need? He even has…

Guilt-free shopping – 5 reasons to buy second hand

Guilt-free shopping – 5 reasons to buy second hand

Today I tried to go shopping for my eldest daughter’s birthday. Quickly racing through the scary world of tweens. She is very fashion conscious, and sadly a total victim of todays fast-paced consumer society. I struggle hugely to go guilt-free shopping but also give…

Into The Trees Festival – Win tickets

Into The Trees Festival – Win tickets

Last year we were lucky enough to be one of the few families that spent the weekend at Into The Trees at Pippingford Park, a protected ancient woodland in the heart of the Ashdown Forest. A relaxed and fun day event…

Wingardium leviOsa!

Wingardium leviOsa!

Of course it is happening inside your head, but why on earth should that mean it is not real? We are big fans of ‘make-believe’, the world would be a far duller place if it wasn’t for the ability to…

Remembering Lost Vagueness

Remembering Lost Vagueness

  For those that remember… …or those that don’t! Lost Vagueness was the ultimate party for those in search of a little bit more.  

Climbing the magic faraway tree

Climbing the magic faraway tree

Have you ever dreamt of living in a treehouse in an enchanted wood? Our family are all big fans of Enid Blyton’s classics and the adventures of The Magic Faraway Tree. Wouldn’t it be amazing to climb those branches and…

Panto returns to Brighton

Panto returns to Brighton

With Christmas shows becoming a firm tradition in our family as the kids have grown, we were delighted to see the return of big stage panto to Brighton this year. Spoilt for choice in 2017, Brighton welcomes not one but…

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