This weekend it was my sister’s boyfriend Sam’s birthday and so Sarah and I headed down to Hampton Court Palace from Milton Keynes for a surprise ice skating trip for Sam along with other family and friends. Notably we had pre-booked our tickets online which gave us a 45 minute time slot on the ice. Having never been to Hampton […]Read more
I often venture out and about within the UK – where possible I document and review my days out offering tips and advice for families and couples considering making the same trip.
Most weekends I, like many people in UK, try to find new places to visit and experience. It always feels a bit like you’ve done everything locally however every now and then someone mentions somewhere to you that you were completely unaware of. Last week a guy at work mentioned to me that he’d been to a place called Salcey […]Read more
With the sun shining and an afternoon spare, yesterday Sarah and I headed over to the MK Feast in Bradwell Abbey, Milton Keynes. The event was positioned as a fun family day out with food stalls and locally produced products.Read more
6 months ago I was bought a Virgin gift experience from my parents for a trip to The View from The Shard and a meal at Marco Pierre White’s Steak & Alehouse in Shoreditch. Having had a pretty hectic start to the year Sarah and I simply didn’t get around to booking our trip for a long time but last […]Read more
Living in Milton Keynes presents a number of challenges and stigma from work colleagues and strangers alike… “it’s just a load of roundabouts”, “it’s not a proper city”, “there’s nothing there” etc. however most of those comments tend to arrive from those that have either merely passed on through on the M1 or are from the born and bred London […]Read more
It’s been a long time since Sarah and I did anything really fun together as for the past few months our lives have been completely dominated by moving house followed by a complete overhall of the place, painting and decorating every room and having the entire place recarpeted due to the previous occupants’ clearly incontinent cat (at least I’m hoping […]Read more