A whole host of celebrities from the world of show business such as ex-model Jodie Kidd, SSGB actor Jason Flemyng and singer Sophie Ellis Bextor were invited to celebrate the launch of the Guffalo River Ride at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. And so was Monkey and I…
I’ve not really ventured too far… Since mid-January and the birth of Peanut, I’ve been pretty much confined to the house and my local area.
I’ve only recently being able to walk any distance and drive again. Meanwhile, poor Monkey has been chomping at the bit to go somewhere other than the local park. (more…)
When you have children, the thought of spending a relaxing time away usually involves a lot of begging – of grandparents in our case! But, now that we have a newborn, too, I am aware that looking after a cheeky Monkey plus a baby for a whole weekend is a big ask.
Can you really have a family holiday or break away, and still have some grown up time? Well, yes – if you choose the right hotel.
As we pulled into the vast National Trust car park, Monkey shouted in delight: “Castle, castle, look look!” And his enthusiasm was shared by us too, because Bodiam is a stunning archetypal medieval castle – the stuff of story books and films. Basking in the splendour of the sun against the bright blue sky, our son’s imagination went into overdrive and he excitedly talked of knights, kings, dragons and princesses…
One of the main reasons many parents are put off by travelling with young children is the amount of organising and stress associated with all the products and gadgets that are needed to facilitate safe journeys.
So when a revolutionary new product is launched that really takes the hassle out of lugging a booster seat with you when you go abroad, then of course MTM wanted to be one of the first to test it out! (more…)