Live Music Venues S.O.S #SaveOurVenues

Live music venues across the country are currently at risk. This is genuinely a distressing and heartbreaking thought for me, and for so many many others; going to gigs is one of my favourite things to do. It is fun, relaxing and therapeutic, and holds special memories too. For others, independent live music venues are … Read more

Top Family Shows Coming to London this Summer

Top Family Shows Coming to London this Summer

As the summer season descends upon us, so does a selection of exciting family shows in London. Whether you plan to visit the theatre on a rainy weekend or during the summer holidays, there is no doubt that it is a fun-filled and enriching day out that can be enjoyed by the entire family!  To … Read more

The best things to do in the Mediterranean

The best things to do in the Mediterranean mediterranean-cruise-ship-©PONANT

When you mention the Mediterranean, you get a vision of breathtaking landscapes with enchanting views. The sun-kissed Mediterranean coast is dotted with charming villages and unique ports, where you can get off to discover the incredible history and rich culture of the Mediterranean region. It is time to take your Mediterranean travels to another high … Read more

Top Tips For Group Getaways

Top Tips For Group Getaways

It is my 40th birthday coming up in a less than two months now (eek) and I have still not yet decided how to celebrate! I would definitely like to mark the occasion in some sort of special way; I am just not yet sure how. I did have a few ideas, such as a … Read more

Exploring The South Of Italy: Top 5 Places On My List

Exploring the south of Italy: top 5 places on my list

*This post is written in collaboration with Emily Jones Italy has always had a special place in my heart, and I keep seeing and hearing more about how special southern Italy is. Southern Italy is famous for its character, clear blue water, delicious and fresh seafood, and ample sunshine. It is also full of beautiful … Read more

All- Weather Camping: Why You Should Get Outside (in any season!)

We love being outside, whatever the weather. It is a wonderful way to relax, a natural stress reliever; great for mind, body and soul. It feels good to connect and engage with our natural environment, and the fresh air certainly blows the cobwebs away! As this article from The Independent explains, going off-grid i.e. turning off devices and relying … Read more

Willows Farm Santa Spectacular (St Albans, Herts)

Santa Spectacular Willows Activity Farm is a great day out at any time of year. But Squiggle particularly loves their festive event Santa Spectacular, which runs daily from the last week of November until Christmas eve. There are a variety of seasonal activities on offer, such as ice skating, writing a letter to Santa, Festive Wood Ride, … Read more

Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground, Willows Farm (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground at Willows Farm in St Albans, Hertfordshire is a million pound plus development based on the famous Beatrix Potter characters and CBeebies animated series. It opened its doors in April 2016, the year that marks the 150th anniversary of author Beatrix Potter, who has captured our hearts and imaginations for over 100 … Read more