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Author: Nikki

What can Alexa do?  Smart Home Tips

What can Alexa do? Smart Home Tips

Do I want an Alexa you ask?  Yes, of course you do, it can do so much cool stuff and some pretty mundane stuff that’s rather useful.  It has all sorts of useful ‘Skills’ you can enable, “Alexa Fart”, for example is one you will […]

Amazing Asian Fusion at The Wok Inn Blackpool – Review

Amazing Asian Fusion at The Wok Inn Blackpool – Review

Amazing Asian Fusion at The Wok Inn Blackpool, Review – on our recent trip to Blackpool we tried something a bit different, The Wok Inn, Seaside Noodle Bar.  It’s a family run Asian fusion restaurant and a new venture by the team who run Michael […]

Coral Island, Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool – Review

Coral Island, Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool – Review

Coral Island Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool, Review – Coral Island is a massive pirate themed amusement arcade right on the seafront at Blackpool, and when I say massive, I mean massive! It’s stuffed full of every kind of amusement machine you can think of from […]

The Royal Suite at The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool – Review

The Royal Suite at The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool – Review

The Royal Suite at The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, Review – we recently had a fabulous family weekend staying at The Imperial Hotel.  When we pulled into the car park, a collective ‘wow’ went up from the back seat of the car. It’s a huge, majestic […]

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Discover a fantastical new seasonal adventure at Lightwater Valley this Christmas with the enchanting Alice in Winterland (Selected dates from Friday 22nd November – Monday 30th December). Click here for other Christmas activities in Yorkshire. Families can delight in the festive […]

The White Swan Inn at Pickering, North Yorkshire – Review

The White Swan Inn at Pickering, North Yorkshire – Review

The White Swan Inn at Pickering, North Yorkshire Review – The White Swan Inn, in Pickering is a beautiful golden stone inn, in a pretty market town on the edge of the wild North York Moors. Ideally placed for travel to Whitby or Scarborough or indeed […]

Garden Party Decorations Guide & Pinata Giveaway

Garden Party Decorations Guide & Pinata Giveaway

Now, I don’t know about you, but I love making the garden pretty in the summer for barbecues and garden parties! I just wish we could guarantee the weather!  We’ve been out in the garden as much as possible lately, even with the occasional shower, […]

The Waterfront Hotel and Y Spa Review – Wyboston Lakes

The Waterfront Hotel and Y Spa Review – Wyboston Lakes

The Waterfront Hotel and Y Spa Review – Wyboston Lakes – Last weekend I had the great pleasure to meet up with two fellow bloggers (Anna from Me, Annie Bee and Erica from The Incidental Parent) at The Waterfront Hotel and Y Spa, in St […]

The Amazing Aquapark Rutland Water Park Review

The Amazing Aquapark Rutland Water Park Review

Last weekend we met up with our lovely friends when they were over from Spain.  They were staying in Hastings, so we met around half way at the Aquapark at Rutland Water.  It’s a huge inflatable obstacle course on a lake – how cool is […]

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

The Countess of York Afternoon Tea Review – I have always wanted to travel on the Orient Express. The elegance and opulence of 1930’s train journeys has long appealed to me. More recently I have wanted to try afternoon tea on the Northern Belle – […]