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It is feeling very Christmassy in Liverpool this year. On Saturday,  we were  invited to explore the city and see what there is to do here this Christmas. Jules this post is mostly for you and your impending visit. Our first stop was St George’s Hall which is opposite Lime Street Station. This year it has been taken over by DreamWorks Lights . Inside the hall you will find a range of characters from.. Read More

Behind the scenes at Croxteth Hall


Last weekend,  we realised that it has been years since we last visited Croxteth Hall in Liverpool, indeed it was to attend a wedding more than 20 years ago, so we decided to seize the day. The hall is nestled in a beautiful country park and so we took Jack along too. It just so happened that they were hosting an artisan market on the day we visited, so there was a lovely selection.. Read More

Stuart Little & A Picnic!


We have just returned from New York and are all feeling a little jet lagged! We had a fabulous time, one of our best evenings was going to see Stuart Little in Central Park on Saturday evening. The event was organised by Central Park Conservancy  and they have been showing films that feature the park, throughout the summer. We were particularly pleased to make it to the last event because Stuart Little is.. Read More

A visitor to the Glade!


Dear Ellie, Exciting news about your pending trip to Boston. Please take lots of pictures to share on here when you do some guest posts in September. This weekend did not go at all as planned. We spent some time looking out for this little chap. We stumbled across him in the Glade at the start of Jack’s walk. Jack was put on his lead which seemed to confuse him because he never.. Read More

We Heart Hoylake!


Hi Ellie, Saturday saw us popping to Hoylake, a village which on the west side of the Wirral. It was their Festival of Firsts this weekend which included a carnival. We got there early because we thought the roads were going to be closed, and wandered along the high street. We were delighted to stumble across the Wirral Ukulele Fanatics. Evie had a Ukulele for Christmas and has been teaching herself the basics.. Read More

A weekend with a difference! 

This weekend was a strange one for himself and I. We had no children. Miss Glade was in France on a school trip. So we did what any self respecting free parent would do and,  met Ms Glade in Manchester before she started her weekend shift at work.     Himself wanted to check out The Lowry exhibition at the er…….Lowry . It was  interesting, there were some great works of art on.. Read More