Category Archives: Creating precious childhood memories or something (days out)

Accidentally Wes Anderson – 24/02/24

It was my birthday this week and, as a serial complainer about birthdays, I decided to organise a few things to try and make this one go well. But seeing as my birthdays have been serially bad, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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“Christmas at Kew” – 06/01/24

Happy New Year! I realise it’s in no way Christmas any more – although Eva tells me that “Fishmas” carries on until February – but yesterday we went for one last shot of Christmas joy before settling into dreary January. … Continue reading

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“Delight” – 24/11/23

As is becoming traditional in November, I’ve taken a week off to celebrate being so bad at managing my annual leave that I have to take it in November. Coincidentally, Eva had an inset day today so it seemed like … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Tell You How I’m Feeling…..

Tired. But that’s not the main point of this post. In fact, there are a few things I want to tell you about but don’t worry, we’ll come back to the post title eventually. First though, let me tell you … Continue reading

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Epping to Ongar Ghost Train – 26/10/23

It’s been another busy day. I only had one day off work over half term so needed to max it out with something that was fun, autumnal and Halloweeny. I’ve never been particularly into Halloween but my pagan children are, … Continue reading

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Festival of the Girl – 21/10/23

It’s been a big old day so forgive me if I start falling asleep midway through this post. We started with brunch at My Favourite Cafe in Essex Road, which has indeed become something of a favourite of ours. We … Continue reading

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Great Yarmouth – 28/08/23

If you read my last post about Great Yarmouth., you’ll realise that I still had another day’s worth of seaside fun to tell you about. So strap in…there are model villages still to come. First though, breakfast. We’d managed to … Continue reading

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Great Yarmouth – 27/08/23

This was all a bit spontaneous and – for once – Nathan’s idea. I know, a night in a random seaside town is totally the kind of thing I would come up with but this time it was him. Maybe … Continue reading

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Touristy Turkey

The LWAT Chaos machine has been on the road again and this time, it all went reasonably well. Our trip to Mallorca last year involved power cuts, thunderstorms, all-night delays and literally hundreds of mosquito bites. Our quick jaunt to … Continue reading

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BBC Earth Experience – 08/08/23

Ever wondered what it would be like to visit the Planet Earth? Well, now you can find out but be warned – you have to go to West Brompton first and that’s as tricky to get to as Mercury. Which … Continue reading

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