Brewers Fayre Weekday Carvery Elmbury Lodge #Review

Brewers Fayre Weekday Carvery Elmbury Lodge #Review

Reasons to have a Weekday Carvery There are many reasons that someone may decide to have a weekday carvery. With more and more people being concert about their diets than meat and veg is a very sensible option. Sundays do not seem to be the carefree days they used to be and fitting in a … Read more

Gruffalo’s Child Trail and Gruffalo App

Gruffalo's Child Trail

Following on from the success* of the anniversary celebrations of The Gruffalo** The Forestry Commission England, in conjunction with Magic Light Pictures, are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the book The Gruffalo’s Child. There’s no better way to help develop children’s knowledge of the world, language development, sensory learning and numeracy than by getting them … Read more

Cattle Country Adventure Park 2014

cattle country sand barn

Berkeley’s Cattle Country Adventure Park is one of those places that we visit year after year. Cattle Country has a good mixture of indoor and outdoor activities which cater for the needs of a range of children’s ages. 2014 has seen some changes with the brand new beach barn and the interactive park map. We … Read more

Mr Blobby does Sport Relief

Mr Blobby Sport Relief

Just an ordinary day in Tewkesbury as Mr Blobby takes the children to school! Actually it was a mini practise (school) run, which also aimed to raise awareness of Sport Relief. It was my turn to take part in the  Team Honk Relay. Dressed in a  Mr Blobby costume I was to take the Baton from Sarah in Gotherington … Read more

Day 14: Jack and The Beanstalk – Heroes and Villains

Jack and the Beanstalk review

I wanted to include a variation of a “book” being performed, as I feel bringing the story to life can really encourage reading. Christmas is a great time for families, and what better way to spend time as a family at Christmas than to go and watch your local Panto. Once again The Roses Theatre delivered an … Read more

Children in the Theatre #Guest Post #MotivationalMonday

Jack and the Beanstalk Roses Theatre light switch on

I started this month of Good Causes by helping promote my local theatre’s Panto Jack and the Beanstalk. Well they’ve helped me out with a Guest post about the Children. The children were not present at the read through and I was interested in how they fit it around school, and how much work they … Read more

The Roses Theatre Jack and the Beanstalk Panto

I love Pantos, they really remind me of Christmas as a child. The booing the baddie, and the goodie throwing sweets into the audience, after shouting, “He’s behind you.” So you can imagine how excited I am to tell you that I am being granted special access to The Roses Theatre’s production of Jack and … Read more

PYO Berries in Gloucestershire

PYO Berries Gloucestershire @pinkoddy

I’d been wanting to take the boys berry picking for some while. It is one of those things that I did as a child that I’ve realised that my children have never done (only blackberries in the wild, not a pick your own).. I wanted to give them the experience as well as helping them … Read more