Attending the 1805 VIP Launch Event

Since taking over the Bournemouth Blogger Network last November, Ed’s kind of gotten used to me being invited to events, and it isn’t often he is phased by my sometimes hectic social calendar. However, when the invite came through for the VIP launch event for the newest Chinese restaurant to open in Bournemouth, his eyes lit up when I told him I was able to bring a plus one. Ed...

Summer Has Arrived at Be At One Bournemouth

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I have been under a lot of stress lately, with the freelance work I am doing for a local PR company really kicking it up a notch as their event arrives this weekend. I have been burning the candle at both ends, and have generally been taking on a little too much work, meaning I haven’t been as active...

Preparing for a Summer of Fun with Hollywood Bowl Tower Park

Last week, whilst England were preparing to play against Croatia and the world watched on, myself and some of the other Bournemouth Bloggers headed over to Hollywood Bowl in Tower Park for an event to showcase all they have on offer for families over the summer holidays.  The Tower Park branch is situated next to water park Splashdown, within walking distance of several chain restaurants and the Cineworld cinema. Although...

5 Things to See and Do at The Shire Hall Museum in Dorchester

On Sunday I headed over to the Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum with Ed and the kids, arranged by the lovely people over at Jelly Rock PR, a local PR company. The museum, which is situated in the High Street of Dorchester, is open daily between 10am and 5pm and provides a fun and educational day out for adults and children alike. We really enjoyed our time at the museum,...

Mummy Mondays – Getting Crafty with Little Learners

A couple of months ago, the lovely Alex from my local branch of Little Learners, educational messy play, got in touch asking if Benjamin and I would like to go along to her weekly sessions for a term and see what we thought as they had only recently started up in our area.Having registered as self employed back at the start of the year, and working from home around Benjamin’s...

5 Things – Summer Date Ideas

With the three kids, finding time for a date night isn’t always our top priority. Ed and I used to ensure we made an effort to have a dedicated night just for us once a month, but we have fallen into bad habits and, with the Bourmemouth Bloggers network having more events lately, I have had a busy diary and we just haven’t gone on as many dates lately. As...

Mummy Mondays – Preparing for Our First Family Festival

Something very exciting is happening this month, well ok actually there are several exciting things happening this month. July may in fact be our most exciting month so far this year, but what I wanted to discuss today was our very first festival as a family as we are off to Camp Bestival! Camp Bestival is in its 10th year but this will be my first time attending, despite it...

Beauty – HarSPA Launch Event

If you follow me on social media, you’ll have seen that I’ve been feeling under the weather for the past few weeks. I have overworked myself, pushed myself too hard recently, and it has taken a toll on my health. When I was invited along to the launch of the new HarSPA range of products and treatments, I jumped at the chance for a proper pamper and, last Thursday, I...

Foodie Friday – A Meetup at Mexigo with Darren Northeast PR & Bournemouth Bloggers

The Bournemouth Bloggers events became quite frequent over the past couple of months. We were averaging an event a week, and it has been a bit of a whirlwind lately. One of the most recent events, a visit to the Bournemouth branch of Mexigo, was one I was really looking forward to as I am a big fan of Mexican food. The event was a little different as it was...

Celebrating World Gin Day with Ginjams

Last Saturday was World Gin Day. Now, if you regularly read the blog you’ll know that I am not the biggest of gin fans, much preferring a glass of wine or prosecco. However, when Ginjams in Westbourne invited the Bournemouth Bloggers along on the Sunday for a private gin tasting to celebrate the occasion, I thought I would give it a go. I had, after all, previously been to the...