Family life

Family adventure – Nottingham escape rooms

Last updated: October 27, 2021

For autumn half term 2021, we’ve planned an adventure and I’m blogging the trip here. Our starting point is to visit the UK city with the most highly rated escape rooms, which happens to be Nottingham. After that, we’ll spin our¬†TripRandomiser. Day 1: Beckenham to Nottingham The first leg of our train journey took us…

Family holiday fun: Google maps picture competition

Published: October 20, 2021

During our family holiday, we like to compete with each other to get the most-viewed picture on Google Maps. Did you know you can add pictures from your phone to Google maps? From the Google Maps app you click on “contribute” and then “add a photo”. Enter the place your picture depicts. Once it’s uploaded,…

Harry Potter trip around the UK – our itinerary

Last updated: June 19, 2021

My family and I travelled around the UK in summer 2020 visiting Harry Potter sights. This was a way of having a varied holiday that all the family could engage with and enjoy. Our 12 and 9 year olds are big Harry Potter fans. Some people have asked me to share our itinerary, so I’m…

The Sacred Egg

Published: May 17, 2021

I’m sharing something my family has started doing in the last few days. If you’d like to encourage people in your household to do what is right, then there may be something you could adapt here. When we play card games with counters, (Nain Jaune is a favourite thanks to DH’s French ancestry), our children…