I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I have a two-year-old boy who loves trains. As in LOVES them. We have a few options close to us when it comes to getting up close to trains and one of them is the Conwy Valley Railway Museum in Betws-y-Coed. At just over an hour from us in North Wales, it’s a little bit of a trek but not too bad for a nice afternoon out exploring. So, last weekend… Keep Reading
These streets will make you feel brand new…..Big lights will inspire you…..Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York Blackpool, Blackpool, Blackpool. Ok, so I know it’s a stretch but last weekend we headed somewhere which during the month of October, probably has an electricity bill which matches Times Square. Yes, I’m talking about Blackpool Illuminations!!
It’s been a wonderful summer and one that we’ve filled with a mixture of holidays, weekends away, festivals and local community fetes. We’ve not managed to get along to as many local events as we would usually try to attend, but that’s just because we’ve just been so busy. However, we’ve made a real effort to attend at least a few. Our most recent was on Bank Holiday Monday when we popped along to the Whittington Village Fete. Rather than… Keep Reading
Back in April my husband got us tickets for FriendsFest for my birthday. Neither of us are huge fans of the show, but we did used to watch it back in the day. I still remember recording the last ever episode before heading into town with friends. We got back at around 2am, grabbed some snacks and settled in to watch it. Granted we had to re-watch it again in the morning as we weren’t in the best state to… Keep Reading
On a random little road, not far from Oswestry is a little hidden treasure if you are in the area and nearby. The British Ironwork Centre is a wonderful sculpture park and shop which allows visitors to explore at their own pace and enjoy some of the fabulous works of art. It’s one of our local go to places when we have a few hours free, so we thought we would share a few of our highlights.