Spring giveaway!

| Giveaways

Spring is here and soon Summer will be upon us and with lockdowns easing, I am sure you are ready for getting outside to socialise. With that in mind, I have got together with some other bloggers to offer you a fab prize bundle and health and beauty goodies to get you prepped and smelling […] Read more…

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Little World Builder Discount and giveaway

| Family, Giveaways, Lifestyle

Big Ben and grandpa house 3D puzzles built

  Lucas was recently sent a Little World Builder box. Little World Builder are award-winning architecture and culture subscription boxes aimed at children aged between 6 and 11 year old.     You can choose from the world-building edition which discovers the world-famous buildings with hands-on projects and fun activities. These include Big Ben, Taj […] Read more…

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A beginners guide to weight training

| Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

  Weight training is really simple. If you’ve never tried it but seen other people doing it when you’ve walked past the weights area at your local gym, if may seem quite scary. Everyone seems to be an expert in what they are doing. Trying to understand advanced concepts and training patterns can be pretty […] Read more…

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Creating a meditation garden

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Creating a meditation garden not only gives a person a creative outlet but, provides a beautiful and tranquil setting for meditation.

A meditation garden can provide a peaceful place to meditate while enjoying the beauty of nature. Making and maintaining a meditation garden not only gives a person a creative outlet but, provides a beautiful and tranquil setting for meditation. A meditation garden can be any size, so even a portion of a small yard can […] Read more…

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Second Easter in lockdown

| Diary

Lucas sat with hay bales and statues of flowers, chickens and bunnies behind him

At midnight on Saturday, France went into another nationwide lockdown for 4 weeks. There have been various restrictions in place for different parts of the country over the last year but now we are all in the same position. Lucas is being homeschooled this week and from Friday he is on 2 weeks of school […] Read more…

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Forbidden City in Beijing

| Travel & Days Out, Worldwide

forbidden city in beijing

  ‘The Forbidden City is a palace complex in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, at the centre of the Imperial City of Beijing. It is surrounded by numerous opulent imperial gardens and temples including the 54-acre Zhongshan Park, the sacrificial Imperial Ancestral Temple, the 171-acre Beihai Park and the 57-acre Jingshan Park. The Forbidden City was constructed from 1406 to 1420, and was the former Chinese […] Read more…

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Easter activities for children

| Family, Lifestyle

Easter activities for children. Here are some fun ones for kids, including free colouring pages, word search, crafts, and more to keep busy

Need some Easter activities for children? Here are some fun ones for kids, including free colouring pages, word search, crafts, and more. Egg hunt Of course, an Easter egg hunt is one of the highlights of the day. If hiding hard-boiled eggs, be sure to remember where each one has been hidden. As younger children […] Read more…

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Traditional activities for the Easter weekend

| Family, Lifestyle

Easter egg hunt, Lucas is sat looking at the pink foiled egg he has just picked up

There are some Easter traditions that have disappeared in the mists of time, such as getting your feet washed (a religious symbolic gesture to Jesus washing the disciples’ feet at Passover). But many of the rituals of today have been carried out for hundreds of years. Here are a few of them… Easter eggs The […] Read more…

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