What we did in Austin, Texas

Austin is a great city, very clean and hospitable. The locals were helpful and very proud of where they live. In Austin, there is a saying, a city motto 'Keep Austin weird' this is to celebrate all that is odd, weird and unique in Austin. The city is so diverse and vibrant with its muralled [...]

Mumma Bear Review: Tots Play, Colchester

Thursday 29th March my Bubba turned 10 months old and what better way to spend it than at a baby group. We left early to give me time to find it but instead of following the great directions given to me by Lisa who runs the Tots Play Colchester group, I put the address from [...]

Long haul travel with a baby, piece of cake

We went on our first long haul holiday to America recently, we stayed for ten days and visited two states Texas and Louisiana. I had some reservations about this trip for many reasons we, an unmarried mixed race couple with our mixed race baby were going to the South, the bible belt, a place known [...]

Impromptu trip to Lille with the Baby and the Bear

After my successful solo trip to London with the baby (you can read about here), it really got me fired up for more adventures and reminded me of how spontaneous I used to be. I would call people up and say what are you doing for the next two days? they would say nothing Id [...]