A restless weekend

In which we try to burn down a Grade One listed property, ruin a guided tour and nearly kill a cat.


Go on….Bite Me.

Imagine salivating over an amazing al fresco feast, delicious aromas on the breeze tempting you in like the Bisto kids. The scent of fresh sardines cooking on an open grill by the water’s edge in Portugal or fried onions at a funfair hot dog stand. The porky goodness of a hog roast at a party…

I’m a Mum…Get Me Out of Here!

What is it about holidays that brings out the utter chaos in our family? We started planning this trip about 4 months ago, booking flights and accommodation in a fairly organised way…then ‘operation getaway’ began in earnest about 6 weeks ago.

Rules of the Pool

Here’s what I have learnt about pool etiquette since having children….. Always ensure that you make the rules known at the very beginning of the holiday. No running, keep your hat on, keep the noise down, don’t go near the water without a grown up etc. This way the kids know exactly how to wind…