I've written a couple of these 'What I've Learnt About My Kids on Holiday' style posts before, publishing my first last year during our summer holiday in the South of France...
Bonjour my darling readers! I'm excited to announce that I've teamed up with Eurostar to offer a 'très bien' competition!
Calling all mini-explorers and folks of mini-explorers! I'm giving away a super-duper prize perfect for pint-sized adventurers who love to travel!
As a huge fan of the arts and contemporary dance, it gives me great pleasure to introduce this week's Wonderful Women interview with Sharon Watson, the Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds.
I'm excited to announce that I have teamed up with Phoenix Dance Theatre as they celebrate their 35th anniversary, and will be offering one very lucky Honest Mum reader the chance to win 2 tickets to their upcoming show, 'Triple Bill'.
As all you parents will know, it's rare to get 'couple time' when kids come along, and the last time Peter and I got a night away together was way back in June. A whole season ago then
There's nothing I love more than looking at old photos from my childhood (bar the 10 year old school pictures that is- my eyebrows aka Carpet World samples were let's say, ahead of their time when it came to brow trends, and most of those scary shots have found their way into the bin-eek!
As women, we often feel like frauds don't we? I know I do, and often, and there's a term for it: the imposter syndrome.
'm thrilled to be offering 5 lucky Honest Mum readers a chance to win a pair of tickets each to watch Opera North's hit production of the classic American musical Carousel, a story of love, loss and the possibility of redemption.
The fabulous folks at Opera North kindly invited me to review their new show, a double bill of the operas La Vida Breve and Gianni Schicchi but unfortunately, my kids still weren't 100% after all the bugs we've been enduring, so I had to trade tenors for Calpol and my parents headed to the opera instead of me (the perks of being the parents of a blogger huh!)
Saturday evening saw me take out my favourite lady, my Mum, for a night at the opera-Opera North's 'The Marriage of Figaro' to be precise for a spot of culture in a spotty dress!
Although I was born in Leeds and we've now lived in Leeds for nearly 4 years after many years in London, we are still discovering new happy-making places in this beautiful part of the world for all the family.
So hear me out-yes I realise the Kardashians and their multi million dollar world take-over is largely a constructed reality served to us by this shiny-haired, perfectly coiffed family who play up to their self-created/perpetuated 'characters' and all look great in white, but I actually really flipping enjoy it!
It’s been let me see, at least 2 WHOLE weeks since I’ve attended a Big Fat Greek Wedding, Christening, Engagement party or family birthday and I’m missing it. Madly. It’s not just the food, drink and Greek dancing, it’s all of the below. The energy, the madness, the laught
If you follow this here blog, you will know that London is where I have lived for the last 11 years until approximately 6 months ago when I moved back to my hometown of Leeds.