A Trip to Birmingham to see Ed Sheeran at the Barclaycard Arena

My husband isn’t really the romantic type, but every now and then he does something to surprise me. For my 40th birthday it was a hot air balloon flight but other than the occasional meal out we have not done anything as a couple for quite some time. Back at the end of January I dropped as many hints as is humanly possible for him to book tickets to see Ed Sheeran as I was working on the release date, but, like many disappointed fans he told me that he just couldn’t get through. Fast forward a week and he randomly… Continue Reading “A Trip to Birmingham to see Ed Sheeran at the Barclaycard Arena”

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colchester Review

Crowne Plaza Hotel Colchester

Our trip to stay in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Colchester had been booked for over a year and after some initial trepidation of leaving the children in their sister’s care for a weekend we were very excited about having a child-free weekend for Hubby’s best friends wedding – something we had not had for well over two years. We had a nightmare journey to Essex. Our satnav reported a journey of just under three hours but it took us five and a half thanks to roadworks on the M3 and Friday traffic on the M25, so when we finally… Continue Reading “Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colchester Review”