I’ve had a bit of a lucky streak the past few weeks, so when It’s In Nottingham posted a competition to win tickets to a spoon carving workshop, I fancied my chances. I didn’t win.
So after all the promises of doing a better job updating the blog, parenthood got in the way. I’m pretty sure that those of you with kids already were secretly laughing at my naïve optimism. Like sure I’ll do it; when she’s asleep, which is like… oh yeah never, unless, of course, there’s an appointment to keep or I’ve paid for some expensive baby group somewhere.
Margot’s first proper outing was to visit her daddy’s new restaurant Kushi-ya. Here’s what we thought…
What a roller coaster few months it’s been in our household!
It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Green Haus Plant Shop and Ottar Chocolate. I’ve been a regular visitor to their pop-ups across Nottingham and have featured both of them on the blog quite a bit. So when I heard that they were both going to be setting up permanently at the Nottingham Contemporary, I couldn’t wait to go down.
It’s been soooo sunny in Nottingham! But don’t moan too much about this mini heatwave we are having, give it a couple of days and no doubt we’ll be back to the ‘is it/isn’t it going to rain’ summer lottery that’ll have you in and out more than the ockey cockey as you gamble on how long you can leave the washing on the line.
It’s only the beginning of summer, so hopefully there are lots more ‘perfect weather’ days to come. Last weekend we headed out for a picnic in the park – a great way of getting out of the house for the day with minimal cost and if you’ve got kids then there’s lots of open space and fresh air to tire them out. Here’s my top 5 picnic spots in Notts: Continue reading “My Top 5 Picnic Spots in Notts”
When I think back to Christmas in my childhood, I always remember the experiences – big family dinners, the way the house smelt like ‘proper coffee’ and cheese boards that lasted well into the New Year. What I don’t remember so much is the presents…