Aberdeen (Things to do), Charity, Family Fun, Lifestyle

Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

This Bonfire night, my son and I volunteered with local charity, Inspire. I love supporting charities and I often involve my son, Nathan, with this too. I think it's important to raise children to think of others and be willing to help those less fortunate than themselves. Nathan certainly has these values built in to… Continue reading Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

Travel & Days out

Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

This October holidays, we took a trip to St Andrews Aquarium for a fun family day out. We got the train to Dundee then a bus to St Andrews. The Aquarium is about 10 minutes walk from St Andrews bus station, so it is pretty easy to get to. The Aquarium is situated next to… Continue reading Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

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Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

Is it even Halloween if you don't carve or decorate a pumpkin in some way?! It's a fun family activity... even if you are not a big fan of Halloween! Carving a pumpkin with a unique look can be quite tricky so why not paint a fun character design instead? Painting can also be a… Continue reading Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

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5 perfect night in ideas

A cosy night in with friends can be just as much fun as a wild night out, especially as the colder nights draw in. Sometimes, you would rather just chill out at home with friends where you can actually talk to one another properly! Have you ever tried to catch up with someone in a… Continue reading 5 perfect night in ideas

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20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays

Summer doesn't feel that long ago but here we are approaching the next school holidays! It may not be as warm now that we are in to Autumn but there is still plenty of fun things you can do in the October holidays.  With Christmas also fast approaching, you may be concerned about spending money… Continue reading 20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays

Travel & Days out

V&A Dundee: Scotland’s first design Museum

My son and I took a trip to Dundee this long weekend to visit the new V&A museum, Scotland’s first design museum. You can see the fantastic building the moment you step out of the train station… The slanted walls and water features catch your eye alongside the waterfront of the River Tay and the… Continue reading V&A Dundee: Scotland’s first design Museum

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Roald Dahl Day Dinner

Did you know that the 13th of September is Roald Dahl Day? The 13th of September would also have been his birthday. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1990 however his books live on from generation to generation. Is there anyone who hasn't enjoyed one of his stories (after all there are over 30 published) from… Continue reading Roald Dahl Day Dinner