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 and Bubba’s adventure up North

I love Newcastle it is such a great. It had been a few years since I'd been up north so thought why not combine a visit up north with a visit to see the gorgeous and absolutely hilarious Sarah (@2mermaidz) and her beautiful daughters. Go check her out and all the great things she is [...]

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 [...]

Hometown Glory: Celebrating Ipswich and the surrounding areas

If you've lived in Ipswich or just visited a lot you may have heard that it is a Shithole with nothing to do. It's a phrase I hear often I have at some time or another said these very words myself so in light of this, I have decided to start a series celebrating Ipswich; [...]

Pigs in blankets with a twist

I made these from bits I had in the fridge and they worked so well I wanted to get the recipe diwn before I forgot as I will definitely be wanting to make them again. For this yummy bite size treat perfect for parties, small gatherings or just a snacking on the sofa you will [...]

A very pleasant weekend

This weekend I was invited to two events one Christmas themed afternoon in my village by a very kind local Jean and the other by a friend from work who invited me to watch her sing. On the Saturday Bubba and I went to the local church for a Christmas party and was asked to [...]