A day at Pennyhill Park with Experience Kissimmee

My Monday usually consists of the school run, football kit washing and breakfast by 11am if I’m lucky. Thankfully, yesterday wasn’t a typical Monday.   I had been invited to meet the CEO of Experience Kissimmee. Now, if you’re a Disney fan, Kissimmee might ring a bell with you because it is the nearest resort […]

Should children be allowed technology on school trips?

      Dexter is lucky enough to be going on a school trip in June to the Isle of Wight for a week. Lucky to have a Mum like me who’ll cough up nearly £300 that is. (And you can see how much he loves his Mum in this photo!)   His older brother […]

Road Trip to Brighton – Fedoras & Casablancas

Where was I?  Oh right.  The dodgy bar in Brighton with the knocking shop upstairs. So … was the next place any better? YES! Praise the Lord. We arrived at The Mesmerist desperately wanting our faith to be restored.  And it was. Billed as an ‘absinthe inspired wonderland of the weird and burlesque,’ The Mesmerist […]

Easyjet Blogger Trip to Barcelona – Part 1

Sometimes, opportunities present themselves in the most unusual ways.  A few weeks ago a friend of mine tweeted details of a competition for bloggers being run by Easyjet.  It was to mark the inaugural flight from London Southend airport to Barcelona. To cut a long story thankfully short, I wrote a pitch to Easyjet that […]

The One Where … I Took 180 Kids To The Beach

As some of you may remember, I was a parent helper at Skig’s school earlier this year.  I did it for four months until some temporary paid work finally came in and I had no choice but to leave.  I loved every minute of helping in Year 1.  I was generally asked to help out […]