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Life & Style, Make & Do

Searching for the Cheshire Cat on a HiddenCity Trail Around London

A few weeks ago, I had a brilliant time on a HiddenCity trail around London for my friend’s birthday. This high tech Alice in Wonderland-themed self-guided tour was such fun. We were so lucky with the weather. Wandering around London, looking for the Cheshire Cat was a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I hadn’t heard of HiddenCity trails before, and I had no idea what to expect. I want to share a few photos to give you a flavour of the experience. I’m being careful  ...

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Ava, Days Out, Make & Do, My Favourite Family, Thea, Things I Love

My Favourite 5 for October: The Circus, London & Afternoon Tea

We have had a busy and fun-filled half term, and now the countdown to Christmas begins! A Reward For Ava and thea I spray painted some glasses and filled one of them with stones a while back, and when the girls help me, or get good feedback from school/preschool, or do anything else that warrants a little reward, I move stones from one to the other. When they fill the second jar up, they get a treat. I prefer this to a reward chart, as they work together to fill the jar. You can find out  ...

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Crafts, Days Out, Make & Do, Things I Love

REVIEW: The Handmade Fair, A Craft Addict’s Dream

I am still recovering from an amazing day at The Handmade Fair at the weekend. I’d been looking forward to it for ages, and took my sister along with me*, along with two friends. If you’ve read my review of last year’s event, you’ll know I absolutely loved it. And this year was just as good, although the weather wasn’t as sunny. I think this gorgeous pink craft bus made up for that though; it belongs to Miss Libby Rose, who was running mini sewing workshops.   ...

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