This summer we went on a lot of days out in the UK. A lot.  We went to the Tramway Museum, the Black Country Museum, the National Forest Adventure Farm, Chatsworth House, Calke Abbey.  To name but a few. Each week saw us try somewhere new during our 12 weeks… View Post

One thing I’m finding this summer is that if we don’t get out of the house my boys go a little store crazy.  I end up becoming the shouting mum that no one likes, and the day feels like it’s lasted for approximately 12432532 hours. We’ve combatted this by making… View Post

We’ve had a few days staying at home, what with the weather and general wallowing after my husband headed back to Qatar.  This has naturally resulted in the two boys getting bored and fighting.  After one particular screaming match on a drizzly Monday morning I sent my four year old… View Post

Considering that both boys are in fact British citizens yet both have spent more time out of the country than in it I like to take the summer to head around the UK. So far this year we’ve been making the most of being outside and meeting up with friends,… View Post

It already feels like a lifetime ago we boarded the plane to our new life in Qatar, but in reality it was three short weeks ago.  Just three weeks ago we were busy making the most of the British summertime invading my mums house and enjoying day trips out and about… View Post