Birthday Night out – Where to drink in Birmingham

My birthday started off with being woken up with a very excited 4 year old bouncing on my head shouting in my face that there were presents to be opened and ‘something hanging on the wall’ which In my head was hoping it better be a banner and not Oscar.. thankfully it was just HappyContinue reading “Birthday Night out – Where to drink in Birmingham”

Bainland Lodge Country Park, Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire

We previously stayed at Bainland Lodge Country Park in 2019 and stayed in the Yarburgh lodge with our friends. As it was just us this time we went for a smaller lodge, the Markby. Check In Check in is from 4pm (2pm if you pay for early check in) But theres plenty to do whileContinue reading “Bainland Lodge Country Park, Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire”

Bally Bakes Worcester – Our year (and a bit) in cakes!

We get so many compliments for the cakes we get for celebrations and I thought I would tell you a bit more about the talent that is behind them. Much as I would love to take credit I hung my apron up a long time ago and we now have Lucy from Bally Bakes WorcesterContinue reading “Bally Bakes Worcester – Our year (and a bit) in cakes!”

Blackpool for Adults – Childfree for the weekend

Gaz and I were very lucky to get a childfree weekend and decided to head back to Blackpool after having so much fun in August with the kids. Heres what we found in Blackpool for Adults to do The Velvet Lounge (Wetherspoons) No trip away is complete without a visit (or several in our case!)Continue reading “Blackpool for Adults – Childfree for the weekend”

What does a parkrun volunteer do?

If you follow my page you’ll probably see we often post about being a parkrun volunteer when we aren’t running or if its a junior event – But I keep getting asked what does a parkrun volunteer do?? Most of you will already know that parkrun is a free weekly event – it is aContinue reading “What does a parkrun volunteer do?”

The Crown Inn Hallow – Under new ownership

The Crown Inn Hallow is our most local pub that serves food, although it’s a bit of a walk it’s only a couple of minutes away in the car. Previously we have visited many times, especially in the Summer as they had a lovely outside area with a fire pit and seating. We are excitedContinue reading “The Crown Inn Hallow – Under new ownership”

The Coast House B&B Felpham Bognor Regis

I love being by the sea, I don’t really need an excuse to want to go and be near it, but having friends that live in seaside locations always helps! I needed to be in Bognor Regis for a couple of days and I opted to stay at The Coast House B&B Felpham for 2Continue reading “The Coast House B&B Felpham Bognor Regis”

Is the Gruffalo Room Chessington worth it?

Last year , between lockdowns we managed to get away for the weekend for Chloe and Lotties birthday and we surprised them with a 2 night stay at The Gruffalo Room Chessington world of adventures resort. As we are Merlin pass holders we get a discount on the themed hotel rooms and this costs usContinue reading “Is the Gruffalo Room Chessington worth it?”