Growing up in Australia meant that the traditional Christmas pantos were never really part of my life. Since living in the UK and having my little boy, I have discovered the pure joy and entertainment of the British Panto! The laughter and fun is something that you can’t really explain until you have been to one. This year Leicester doesn’t fail to deliver when it comes to pantomimes. You can…

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This year the city of Leicester is hosting some magical Christmas events. The city centre is in full festive mode and we were lucky enough to spend a day exploring what is on offer. I can honestly say that it didn’t disappoint! Jubilee Square Ice Skating Rink First stop on our Christmas day out was the fantastic undercover Ice skating rink in Jubilee Square. We’ve only ever been ice skating…

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Over the October half term break we visited Butlins in Somerset for three nights. We were really keen to try and explore some of the area whilst we were down there. In reality though we got caught up in the Butlins bubble and didn’t leave the resort at all for three days. On the way home we decided we wanted to venture into the Exmoor National Park for the day.…

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Since having our little boy the true magic of Christmas has returned to our adult lives! This year L is so excited about the festive season. In fact he’s been counting the days since Halloween. Every year we try to attend at least one lovely Christmas event, whether it’s visiting Father Christmas’ grotto or exploring wonderful Christmas markets. This year I really wanted to do something extra special. When the…

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Over the October half term break we visited Butlins Minehead for three nights. We’ve been to Butlins (Minehead and Skegness) a fair few times previously and it’s honestly one of our favourite places. I will be doing a separate post about our visit but for this post I’m just going to focus on the accommodation. One of the best things about the Butlins resorts is the variety of accommodation that…

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