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CommonWealth Games public transport

    I’ll meet you by the bull bab! What can I say about last night?! I was in two minds about taking Arlo to such a big event and was really worrying about the logistics of travel but the opening ceremony of the commonwealth games was too important an experience to pass up. I can’t even begin to describe how proud I am of the heritage… Read More »CommonWealth Games public transport

    Flower fields in the Midlands

      Step outside, summertime’s in bloom! Well we have had one day of a heatwave and it’s got me all excited dreaming about running through flower fields in floaty dresses and taking some glorious pictures for Instagram. I have my favourite flower fields in the West Midlands and thought I’d collate a list for you to go and get the perfect profile pictures. The confetti flower… Read More »Flower fields in the Midlands

      Football teams in the West Midlands

      Football teams in the West Midlands

        A friend of mine yesterday asked me about which football grounds you can visit in the Midlands. Her son has decided that he wants to visit as many of the U.K. based football grounds as he can and get a treat from each gift shop along the way. This is a huge challenge as there are 361 football grounds across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.… Read More »Football teams in the West Midlands

        Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

        Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

          Look out for Zog and more flying into Warwick Arts Centre this February break! There’s plenty to keep families occupied this Spring Half-Term at Coventry’s Warwick Arts Centre, including classical music and the arrival of the mighty Zog! Zog and The Flying Doctors (24-27 Feb 2022) is the roar-some sequel to the best-selling Zog, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  For his second adventure Zog, the super keen student… Read More »Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

          Winter FunLand at the NEC

          Winter FunLand at the NEC

            This evening was the press night for Winter Funland – a brand new family friendly festive event for the midlands. All I knew in advance was that it was billed as an indoor funfair hosted by the NEC and I figured that the kids would enjoy this so we snapped up the invite and went along on the train to visit. We arrived just in… Read More »Winter FunLand at the NEC