Glamping in a Tipi at Wasdale National Trust Campsite

As much as I love being in the outdoors, camping has never really appealed to me. I think it’s partly because I didn’t do it as a child (when most people get their fond memories) but also because of the various camping disaster stories I’ve heard. Needing a loo in the night and having to traipse across a muddy field to get there didn’t appeal. Getting wet and having to put up and down a wet tent, plus the risk of it leaking, sounds like a weekend nightmare to me. And that’s without even thinking about things like mice, the challenges of cooking on a camping stove and much more. Whilst I love being outdoors, I also like being warm, dry and having a proper night’s sleep.

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Review: Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

We booked our tickets for the Cirque du Soleil Kurios show a few months ago as something to look forward to at the start of 2023, when Christmas felt like a distant memory and it was still cold and dark. Even though I was excited to go to Cirque du Soleil, I was just as much looking forward to a week in London with friends which felt like something we hadn’t done for a really long time. I haven’t been to many circus shows, so whilst I was looking forward to it I wasn’t really sure what to expect.

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Review: Wake the Tiger, Bristol

Wake the Tiger opened in Bristol in the summer of 2022 with a lot of cryptic marketing. Billing itself as an amazement park, it wasn’t really too clear what to expect from a trip to see it. We eventually booked tickets for the beginning of January by which point a few people we knew had been and reported back that the experience was worth it. Part immersive art exhibition, part theatre, part playground, it’s quite difficult to describe so I can see why they decided on the term ‘amazement park’.

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A Review of the Year and Lessons learned in 2022

Well somehow another year has come and gone, and 2022 certainly seemed to fly by! To say we started the year in fear of the rise of another COVID strain, and we’ve ended it with COVID barely being mentioned over the festive period feels like a real turnaround. 2022 hasn’t been without it’s challenges, but it’s also a year I’ll remember for a very long time due to some of the great experiences we’ve had. Some made all the sweeter for having to wait so long for them.

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The Spicery Curry Legend Kit Review

The Spicery Curry Legend Kit is one of the best gifts I’ve received recently and has completely changed my approach to curries. Read my full review!

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