The Full Monty, Mayflower Theatre – Review


Way back sometime last year, Hubby booked tickets to see The Full Monty at the Mayflower Theatre as a Valentine’s Date Night with a difference. The stage show, adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, has been running for an incredible six years, but this is the first time we have seen it and we were not disappointed. We were first whizzed back to 1972 when the Steel business was booming in Sheffield and the workers promised jobs for life. It was then fast forward 25 years to tell the tale of six redundant Sheffield steelworkers who turn… Continue Reading “The Full Monty, Mayflower Theatre – Review”

The ultimate Valentine’s Experience for him

Power Boat

Valentine’s Day is one of the few celebration days that is held on the same day every year, 14th February. It is a day when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts and although it has origins as far back as the Roman times, it became celebrated as a day of romance since the 14th Century. I have been with my husband for 20+ years now and gone are the days of secretly sending a card, buying a cute cuddly toy and doing battle in with other couples to get a good table in the local restaurant. This year… Continue Reading “The ultimate Valentine’s Experience for him”

Discovering wonders of the deep at Bristol Aquarium

Sebby Aquarium

Back in November, we spent a weekend in Bristol visiting Kian who is now at university in the city. During our visited we enjoyed some of the city’s top tourist attractions including Bristol Zoo, We the Curious, SS Great Britain and Bristol Aquarium. Bristol Aquarium is just a stones throw from We the Curious on the harbourside, so we parked at Millenium Square and decided to make a day of it. Bristol Aquarium is home to 40 naturally-themed displays where you can spot thousands of amazing aquatic creatures, including tropical sharks, rays, seahorses, puffer fish, piranhas, and even a couple… Continue Reading “Discovering wonders of the deep at Bristol Aquarium”

Experience Science of Magic at Winchester Science Centre this February half term!

Science of Magic (1)

We are huge fans of Winchester Science Centre and we all know that February half term (15th – 25th Feb) can be a bit hit and miss weather wise. Now you can treat the kids to the perfect fun-filled day out, by sparking their curiosity with an awe-inspiring live science show that explores the science behind the magic. Watch colours change before your very eyes and discover the secret of the disappearing act! Children can also get hands-on in the Invention Studio creating their own optical illusions and enjoy interactive science busking, including mind-blowing card tricks, from the Science Centre’s… Continue Reading “Experience Science of Magic at Winchester Science Centre this February half term!”

Top tips to save money on airport parking

Airport Carpark

When you’re heading off for a winter holiday it’s all too easy to forget about planning your transport to the airport.  However, a study on airport parking popularity and costs by the UK travel insurance provider Staysure, revealed that it definitely pays to prebook a parking space if you’re driving there.  Here are some tips and tricks for saving money on airport parking this season that every traveller should know. Wherever you live in the UK and whatever airport you are flying from, if you decide to drive to the airport, prebooking your parking space is universally cheaper than paying… Continue Reading “Top tips to save money on airport parking”