Tucked away on the northern coast of Devon is a beautiful castle dating back to 1825. It was built by Arthur Davie Basset for his bride Harriet, isn’t that so romantic?
Evidence of a labyrinth of tunnels leading to the harbour suggests to historians it was a smuggling hotspot in years gone by. The [...]
Thorpe Park is way too advanced to take the twins along but I knew my niece Rosie, 13 and nephew Billy, 11 would love it so I put the idea to their parents first and they all jumped at spending some family time together and reviewing Thorpe park for Mari’s World. Here’s an account [...]
This weekend saw the official opening of the DUPLO Valley Splash and Play area at LEGOLAND Windsor and we were lucky to be invited to test run it. We had a brilliant time and all our photos can be found on the Mari’s World Great British Housewife Facebook page
We arrived to a [...]
I was born in London, Paddington to be precise (the hospital not the station!) and my first few years were spent in Brixton. My grandmother lived in Waterloo and we would see her at the weekends so London really is in my soul. I’d live there now if I
didn’t have kids could afford [...]
Quite a while back I entered a competition to win two tickets to the stage production of The Lion King in London on Really Kid Friendly blog which you must check out for all sorts of ideas on how to keep kids entertained, ideas on where to take them and of course competitions too.
I just have to tell you about this fabulous Halloween special organised on the London Eye for half term holiday because it was sooo good.
We were invited by London EDF Energy to participate in The Witch Academy, a brand new ‘flight’ (that’s what a trip on the London Eye is known as) [...]
On Tuesday we were invited up to London to meet with the lovely people from Visit Orlando, they invited us to eat cake at Patisserie Valerie – how could we say no?
It was a hot sunny day and there haven’t been many of them around this summer so we decided to take a [...]
Back in the spring I entered a competition on Chelsea Mamma’s blog and won a family ticket for Peppa Pig World. I was very pleased as I knew the girls would LOVE this theme park based around their favourite character.
We booked to visit Paulton’s Park on leaving our Butlins Bognor Regis holiday as [...]