Blog posts by category: Travel and Days out

Hartbeeps and Duplo, a match made in heaven?

For those of you that don't have young children, some of this post may seem a little… well… alien. But let me assure you, in the same way that when you were little there were crazy saturday morning TV shows full of fun, games and exuberant TV presenters, for our...

Once Upon a Storybus comes to Maidenhead.

On Saturday I went along to the launch event for the Once Upon a Story Bus.  This bus is no ordinary bus.  Forget the images that spring to mind when you think of the council run mobile libraries that existed when we were kids.... This bus is very special and very...

Encouraging the Bookworm Bug – joining the library.

Something I've been meaning to do for ages is to join the library with the little one. I grew up with such a passion for books. I collected Enid Blyton books and at one point had hundreds of them. Scrumptious, Tally Ho and lashings and lashings of Ginger Beer indeed....

Costa Del Norden Farm

Considering my traditional grumble about Maidenhead is that 'there's nothing going on here', we've been lucky this year in that we've had not one, but TWO beaches come to town. One for the Maidenhead Festival and one at Norden Farm. Admittedly the beaches...

Festival- Maidenhead style

So those of you that follow my Blog will know that I'm a little bit sceptical when it comes to things in the 'metropolis' of Maidenhead. After living in New York and London and coming from Birmingham originally, its fair to say that this Berkshire town doesn't quite...