6 ways to be happy over the next 6 months

I, like many of us lately have been feeling pretty low lately. I think hearing the Government confirm that we are likely looking at tight restrictions for another 6 months confirmed in stark terms what we already suspected and knew…

View Post

Memories of lockdown

As we approach the return to school, I don’t want to forget what a unique experience it has been to have been largely home together as a family for nearly 6 months. It hasn’t all been positive, it’s been hard…

View Post

AD: Finding free arts and culture activities for kids to do at home with Fantastic for Families

I’ve written a few times in the past about how Fantastic for Families is our go-to website for finding arts and culture activities to do as a family. It’s how we found out about Just So Festival and our Newcastle…

View Post

The new normal – we’ve seen another way of life and I don’t want to go back to the one before…

The global Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has unexpectedly changed the lives of most people until they are unrecognisable. Everyone’s much looked forward to plans have had to be cancelled. No one knows what is around the corner and we live…

View Post