Camping the ultimate under the stars holiday

August 21, 2016

My first experience of camping was in the back garden of my Grandparents house. The tent was a 1950’s army canvas one with no groundsheet. It was laced up at the front, no zips here, my bed was a metal and canvas camp-bed that too bore the markings of previous military service.

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Win a Braun Multi Groomer worth £69.99

August 19, 2016
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With the German engineering it’s synonymous for, you can expect unparalleled styling from head to toe with Braun. There are a series of six new products in the beard, hair and body styling range, all boasting world class design and in-depth grooming expertise.

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Surrey’s rich heritage & ancient folklore

August 12, 2016
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We’ve written about Surrey many a time since relocating and becoming parents five years ago. Situated a stones throw from London, there’s a rich heritage that spans many thousands of years. It’s no stranger to ancient folklore either with ghostly sightings, highwaymen and dragons all forming part of its history. This beautiful county is home to all manner of tales from the weird and wonderful to the undeniably intriguing.

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Horse Club Riding Centre from Schleich

August 9, 2016
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Five year old POD has only ridden a handful of times. This has mostly been locally in Surrey although she did get the opportunity to be led round (by us!) at an equestrian centre in Le Touquet a few months ago. She certainly doesn’t ride regularly although the delight in her face when she does is undeniably infectious! The Horse Club Riding Centre from Schliech is perfect for imaginative play regardless of whether you ride or not. Even the POD Father said “wow that’s incredible” when he first saw it.

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Riverside Park & Nature Reserve

August 5, 2016
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This summer marks our sixth year in Surrey. While we’ll always have a fondness for the big smoke, that pre-parenting life seems such a long time ago now. We wouldn’t change it for the world though, five year old POD has grown up in the countryside, just as we did albeit in different counties.

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The Beatles’ inspired Beat Bugs on Netflix

July 31, 2016
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Josh Wakely, the creator of Beat Bugs, broke new ground when he was granted permission to bring The Beatles’ songs to a new generation. It had taken him over three years of trying. Beat Bugs features more than 50 songs from the Lennon/McCartney ‘Northern Songs’ catalogue with covers by world-leading music artists.

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