Spoiler-free Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Trip Review, London #keepthesecrets

We just got back from an awesome mini-break to London. This was the first time we have had a break together without the kids since finding out I was pregnant with Lena over 2 years ago. You would think that…

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Dear diary – the first days of primary school

So you might have read my emotional meltdown about my eldest starting primary school in my recent blog post. I thought I would update you on how his first week has gone. Last week, Arlo went to reception class Wednesday…

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Review: Zapatista, Newcastle

We just got back from a great meal at the Grainger Street Zapatista. My friend Alex has been telling me to go to Zapatista for ages and now I could kick myself for having not gone sooner. Zapatista is Newcastle’s…

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Review: Thaikhun kids meals, Metro Centre

When I was a kid the Metro Centre had the courtyard for eating. I remember jacket potatoes and Chinese food, and maybe a Burger King? If you haven’t been since then you wouldn’t recognise the restaurant quarter or Qube as…

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Review: Wicked Uncle – Kids’ Gifts 

At 28 we were the first of our friends to have a baby. At 32 the majority of my friends still do not have children. Like I was pre-kids, many of them are utterly clueless when it comes to buying…

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