Choosing Your Attitude

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Sometimes life doesn’t quite go to plan. And sometimes that’s an understatement. Today was a day that could go either way – work on the whole was enjoyable but Katie came home from school in tears. Challenged by Caroline’s post from yesterday – on Optimistic October – I didn’t expect […]

Blogtober 2019

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It’s been two years since I last took part in ‘Blogtober’ – in which I attempted to post every day in October. Whilst life is BEYOND busy at the moment, I’ve been trying to regain a little balance and make time to pause each day. Blogtober is a great way […]

Quirky Animals with Ross Collins

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This afternoon we had the pleasure to attend Ross Collins’ event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Rainy Day options for kids in Edinburgh is always a tricky one, but what’s better than hearing the rain tap overhead whilst you listen to a good story?! Both of my kids were […]

Review: Sunshine

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Take Mr Tumble, some Charlie Chaplin, and mix it with a spot of Pingu – and you’ve just about got ‘Sunshine.’ Even thinking back to this morning, it’s hard not to smile just at the mere memory of the clowning duo of Mr Sea and Mr Sand – who together […]

Review: Beauty and the Beast

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This show follows the familiar tale of Beauty and the Beast, delivered in a gentle way – perfect for younger children. The set is literally constructed out of cardboard boxes and some repurposed crates, the addition of more cardboard props is as technical as it gets – this is Fringe […]

Review: Something About Simon

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On the face of it, this is a one-man show by the very talented singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones. Things are often not as simple as they look on the surface, and this in fact is as a cleverly produced show with a professional sound system, graphics and a beautifully synchronised […]