Hatherley Park Crush

Whilst I love the new facilities at the Pittville Park play area, visiting with my two young boys is usually a pretty stressful experience.  It’s always so, so busy and keeping an eye on an excited toddler who can run faster than me is a tricky busines...

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A Social Life Less Ordinary

On Saturday evening The Clarence Social opens its doors for the first time and on Wednesday evening we were lucky enough to have a sneak peek inside this brand new eating, drinking and meeting space in Cheltenham. Before our visit Wednesday I was unsure w...

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A Visit To ‘The Aquarium’

Last weekend we paid a visit to one of my favourite winter destinations, the Wyevale Garden Centre Brockworth – just outside Cheltenham on the Shurdington Road (A46). Last winter, with a toddler to amuse and a new-born in tow, I spent quite a bit of...

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Review: The Spectacle of Light

Even with 5 minutes still to go in the car before we arrived we could see the castle illuminated from across the hills. With over 20,000 Lights in 500 different units, the Spectacle of Light at Sudeley is certainly true to its name. As you stroll through ...

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Adventures on the Honeybourne Line

What is it with little boys and trains?! My 2 year old is OBSESSED! There is an upside to this though, trainspotting, although not the coolest hobby in world, is in fact free. And when I consider the amount of money I’ve just blown on Christmas presents...

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Yes You Can Cookery Doodle Do

Cookery Doodle Doo organise children’s cookery and baking classes and parties across the UK, and we are lucky enough to have one of the franchisees here in Cheltenham.  We are now on our 2nd term, and we LOVE them! We started the classes because my ...

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12 Baby and Toddler-Friendly Cafes in Cheltenham

Sometimes getting out and about with a baby or toddler in tow can be a trial in itself so here’s a run-down of 12 baby and toddler-friendly cafes so you can reward your efforts with cake, coffee and a chinwag.  These have been (sort-of) spaced across t...

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Movies for Juniors: A First-Timer’s Guide

I seem to have an ability to turn even the most simple of tasks into a drama so it should have been no surprise that my first Movies for Juniors trip with Max was a comedy of errors of blockbuster proportions. I’ve been wanting to take Max (my eldest) t...

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