The Parlour, Wheelbirks: A review

On a rare Sunday afternoon with absolutely nothing to do we decided to go out for a drive, with no intention of doing anything in particular, just to go on a mini-adventure and see where the day took us. As it happened it took us to a lovely little dairy farm tucked away in Northumberland […]

Molly and Sophie have afternoon tea: Review of Lionmouth Rural Centre

Why should adults have all the fun? Is presumably a question that the LionMouth Rural Center in Esh Winning, County Durham asked themselves when they came up with the splendid idea of putting on afternoon tea for children. Having heard about this I suggested to my friend that we take the littlies there for her […]

New boots and crumble

I love Autumn, I think it’s my favorite season, when it’s not quite cold but there’s a slight chill in the air and the leaves are starting to turn red. My thoughts always turn towards all the fun things that come with this time of year; Halloween, Bonfire night and of course, Christmas! I love […]

Why Library’s are awesome…

This morning Molly and I went to the library. We’re rubbish library members really, we don’t visit enough and we’re always late back with our books but we’re usually forgiven after being given a few stern words and the librarians best “this is just not good enough” face and then we remember why we love […]

A day out at the Bowes Museum’s YSL exhibition

My friend and I, both being a bit obsessed with clothes and one of us being an expert in Museum textiles (sadly not me) were both dying to go and see the YSL exhibition at the The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle. It’s perhaps not the sort of thing that you would expect to take a […]

A lovely Summer Fete

We recently heard from a crafting friend about Vallum, who amongst other things produce award winning ice cream, cheese and artisan breads, host foodie markets, crafting fairs and pop-up restaurants and grown their own flowers, herbs and vegetables to use in their patisserie, deli and restaurant. They also have a an outdoor children’s play paddock and offer […]