‘Dance to the Music’. A night out with my daughter.

This week I took my daughter to see 'Dance to the Music' in our local theatre.   My daughter has become interested in all things music, dance and performance recently so the show ticked many boxes for a fun evening out.   From the start the show was high energy and my daughter and I … Continue reading ‘Dance to the Music’. A night out with my daughter.

Box Hill, Denbies Vineyard and home…a family weekend of sunshine with the occasional cloud….

At the weekend my partner and our four children shook off our raincoats and ventured out finally into the sunshine. The weather was perfect, a bright crisp morning, warm sun and cold air.   We took a short drive to Box Hill and spilled out into the forest. We haven’t had a good romp around … Continue reading Box Hill, Denbies Vineyard and home…a family weekend of sunshine with the occasional cloud….

Lunch at The Goring Hotel…a special treat for my special Dad…

I like to take my dad out for a fancy meal once a year. He particularly likes a fine dining experience for the food, the ceremony, the people watching and our chat.   For Christmas last year I bought him a set lunch at The Goring Hotel in London via Travel Zoo.   Our afternoon … Continue reading Lunch at The Goring Hotel…a special treat for my special Dad…

A Day out in London…From Coal Drops to Curtains.

After a night out in London my partner and I had the day to ourselves. We wanted to explore a different part of London and fit in a couple of museums we had been interested in.    We headed to Regent’s canal and walked along the towpath for a little while. This was a part of London I … Continue reading A Day out in London…From Coal Drops to Curtains.

A Premier night out in London…from Hub to Mr Fogg with some comedy in between.

At the weekend my partner and I stayed overnight in London. We had bought tickets for each other for two different kinds of shows at Christmas so decided to make a weekend of it. Friday night we met outside Bank station and walked to our chosen hotel to drop off our bags. As we are … Continue reading A Premier night out in London…from Hub to Mr Fogg with some comedy in between.

‘Play, a history of…’ rather than ‘Play an inspiration for…’ A review of the Play Well Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection.

Having always appreciated the importance of play in our lives I was excited to be able to attend the Play Well exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in Euston.   Outside the doors to the exhibition were two well thumbed copies of Michael Rosen’s Book of Play. I felt this was a great start as this … Continue reading ‘Play, a history of…’ rather than ‘Play an inspiration for…’ A review of the Play Well Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection.