A Trip to See ‘Lion’ at the Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux

Last week I got to take my step-brother who was over from New Zealand to the Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux. He used to live in Nottingham so he had been to the Showcase here before, but he hadn’t been since it’d had it’s brilliant makeover a couple of years ago. Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux I had told him how…

Saying Goodbye

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye hard.” – Winnie the Pooh This morning Ava and I said goodbye to our family before they drove to London and right now they are on a plane heading towards New Zealand. My god it was hard. The girls were both crying their eyes out (ergo, so were we),…

Happiness #MySundayPhoto

This beautiful little thing is leaving to go home to New Zealand in a couple of days, and I’m going to miss her lovely smiley face so much, and so is Ava. It’s been amazing getting to know her over the last few weeks, and I’ve adored seeing Ava and her having so much fun together and bonding so well.…

The School Days – A Lovely Half Term Week

Last week was half term here, and we were both in desperate need of it. Usually during the holidays most people around us have to work so it is just me and Ava. Whilst that is nice sometimes, we can both get a bit sick of each other – me being a typical nagging mummy, and her having lots of…

World Book Day – Easy Kids Costume Ideas

From having a child at school for the first time last year, I have learnt that schools also like to make us parents work pretty hard too. From newsletters to read, clubs to book onto, pe kits to remember, homework to encourage completion of and help with, and forms to fill out – there is always something we have to…

The Hotel Tonight App – Amazing Deals on Hotels in London

Over the last year or so I have ended up going to London way more than I had ever even been in my entire life – mostly because of blogging, but also having a Merlin Annual Pass has meant that we can do lots of fun things in London but for free! Quite often that has also meant that I…