Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Children’s book The First Hippo on the Moon written by one of Britain’s most popular writers and comic actors, David Walliams, is taking to the stage this Spring. As a children’s author David is one of the most popular writers for children today, selling over 11 million books around the world translated into over 45 … More Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

You might not associate Shakespeare with the present day but your mind is about to be changed with the latest production of Romeo and Juliet. I’ll admit that it’s the first time I’ve understood every exchange in the tragedy even after studying A-Level drama. And that’s one of the best things about West Yorkshire Playhouse’s … More Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

Yummy Num Noms Pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday and beyond

Oranges, melons, strawberries and S’mores may not be your normal tastes associated with pancake day BUT hold the batter and let us explain. We were set a challenge by the Num Noms to use their scented flavours to inspire our pancake creations and we were deliciously delighted by the results. Warning: It was me and … More Yummy Num Noms Pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday and beyond

Singing Frozen Let it Go: Why it could be dangerous for your kid

“Let it gooo, Let it gooo, the cold never bothered me anyway…” *cue dancing and drums* It is our favourite (or at least most sung) song in this house. Even my two-year-old knows the words and the tune. Watch Frozen Live on stage here:   But Should little kids sing Let It Go ? To … More Singing Frozen Let it Go: Why it could be dangerous for your kid

Family travel guide: Adventures in Malaysia from Taman Negara to Kuala Lumpur

The moment you walk out of the airport, it hits you. The humid heat engulfs every inch of your body, the smell makes your stomach rumble and there’s a whirring noise in the background. Welcome to South East Asia… a part of the world I have been travelling to since I was a little kid. … More Family travel guide: Adventures in Malaysia from Taman Negara to Kuala Lumpur

LGBT History Month: Growing up Gay – alternative truths

I’m proud to have been brought up by two Gay Men (my Dad and my Step-Dad) as well as a straight couple (my Mum and my other Step-Dad). Having grown up in a largely homophobic society, it shudders me to think that times were even harder in the past for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans … More LGBT History Month: Growing up Gay – alternative truths

Total Fitness: Why you should get your whole family in the gym #SP

I have never been to a gym like it. On entering I saw a woman on the stepper with a pram and baby by her side. Kids were laughing away on the rowing machines.  And there were mums and kids getting ready for the swimming pool, inside the large changing areas where there are special … More Total Fitness: Why you should get your whole family in the gym #SP