Review: A Super Hamleys superhero party in Cardiff

OVER the past few months our toddler has been getting more and more into films, and loves watching Spider-Man and The Avengers – in particular Hulk – when he’s not stomping around the house singing the Darth Vadar music, of course. So when we were invited to a Hamleys superhero party at Hamleys Cardiff there Read More

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A superhero party at Hamleys and a day in Cardiff with my biggest boy

WHEN you have more than one child, finding time to spend one-on-one with them can be difficult. So when I was invited to experience a new Hamleys superhero party in Cardiff I thought it would be a great chance to have a day alone with my eldest son. Santi is three, and I can’t remember Read More

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What’s on in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, school summer holidays 2017

School’s out for the summer, and there’s plenty going on over the next six weeks to keep little ones entertained. Here’s a guide of what’s on in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, and further afield, from stage shows and theatre workshops, to traditional family fun days. The listings are broken down into categories – outdoor fun, theatre and Read More

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The joy of a simple night off from parenting, and a revelation after 16 years

WHEN you work full time and have two children, there’s not much time left for a break. It’s all go during the week, with mornings spent trying to get everyone ready to leave the house, nursery drop-offs and driving to work, and evenings are taken up with preparing tea, trying to convince little people to Read More

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UK heatwave and an impromptu trip to Tenby

AS you’ll be well aware, this weekend was the hottest of the year so far. It was crazy hot!I’d been looking forward to spending the weekend outdoors enjoying the sun … but it turned out that wasn’t entirely possible because of the heat. On Saturday we woke up with no plans, and as usual decided Read More

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Glamping in Wales: Accommodation and facilities at Hidden Valley Yurts Wye Valley

LAST week I did a bit of a round up of our weekend glamping in Wales, and I’ve since been asked for more details, so I thought I’d write a review of the yurts themselves and the facilities at Hidden Valley Yurts Wye Valley. We decided to head to the glamping site near Chepstow after Read More