Tag: family

Theatre Review: Aladdin, Nottingham Arts Theatre

Theatre Review: Aladdin, Nottingham Arts Theatre

For two years I reviewed the fabulous pantomime at the Nottingham Arts Theatre. And then, nothing. Why, you might ask? That would…

The Wedding of Mr & Mrs Smith

The Wedding of Mr & Mrs Smith

I started this blog post the week after my sister, Kim, got married. In case you’re wondering, today is her first wedding…

Days Out || A Soggy Day at Alton Towers

Days Out || A Soggy Day at Alton Towers

In July 2019, my sisters invited me and the girls for a day out at Alton Towers, a theme park in Staffordshire.…

Strictly Blackpool || A Family Day Out

Strictly Blackpool || A Family Day Out

Hello and welcome back to the next in my long list of catch-up blogs. This time our destination takes us in the…

A Fun-Filled Family Weekend Part 2 – Hollywood Bowl & Harry Potter

A Fun-Filled Family Weekend Part 2 – Hollywood Bowl & Harry Potter

At the beginning of the Summer Holidays, my family and I bundled into three cars and drove down to Milton Keynes for…

A Fun-Filled Family Weekend Part 1 – Gullivers Land

A Fun-Filled Family Weekend Part 1 – Gullivers Land

On first impressions, Gullivers Land is cute and quaint. It’s nowhere near as slick as some of more well-known theme parks, some of the decor is looking a little dated, but all of that is reflected in the entry price. At just £17.95 a person (if you book online in advance), a ticket to Gulliver’s Land will cost you a fraction of the entry price to Alton Towers or Thorpe Park.

Life Through a Lens || August 2018

Life Through a Lens || August 2018

August was a bit of a blinding month. It formed the bulk of my summer holiday from work, and although it was over far too quickly (as holidays often are) we did have a lot of fun! Here’s a sneak peek of what the A Mess In A Dress family got up to in August

Our 2017 Holiday Blogs || Day 4 || The World of Beatrix Potter

Our 2017 Holiday Blogs || Day 4 || The World of Beatrix Potter

One of the main attractions that inspired me to book a holiday in the Lake District was The World of Beatrix Potter. …

Celebrating National Hugging Day with Hey Duggee! #duggeehug

Celebrating National Hugging Day with Hey Duggee! #duggeehug

Today is National Hugging Day according to the official Twitter account of the BATFA award-winning CBeebies show, Hey Duggee! A big Duggee…

What I got for Christmas | A Mess In A Dress

What I got for Christmas | A Mess In A Dress

So, according to Twitter, these kind of posts are tacky, braggy and generally undesirable.  I personally don’t see the difference between “What…