Category: Things to do, days out & travel

Little Street Maidstone, Kent: Pretend play centre review

Little Street Maidstone is what pre-schooler dreams are made of! Entertaining pre-school children in the school holidays is, as I have said before, a bit of a challenge. This is particularly true when the weather is rubbish, and it really has been. Good lord. I remember when summer was – …

Camping it up in style: Top tips for camping this summer

For some, the word camping can bring to mind a lovely, wholesome family holiday.  For others, the mere mention of a tent can make them shudder to their very core. I’m afraid that I fall into the latter category; a combination of childhood memories and too-much-alcohol-not-enough-planning teenage festival experiences have …

A second birthday and a Big Day Out

It was the small one’s second birthday at the weekend. I still can’t believe he’s two. In many ways, for example his ability to argue back, he seems so much older, but he’s still my youngest baby. We decided to forgo the party and instead have a day out to …