Love where you live – 5 things to do with children in Deal over the summer holidays

With the summer holiday looming, and as a mum of two (aged 4 and 6), I am always looking for things to do, without ending up bankrupt, or in some kind of asylum. Since moving back to Deal three years ago, we have tried to make the most of what the local area has to … Continue reading Love where you live – 5 things to do with children in Deal over the summer holidays

Discovering somewhere new on your doorstep… Well. Almost. 

You know when you've lived somewhere for a long time and think you know the good places to go and all that shenanigans...  And then you discover somewhere new which takes your breath away? That was my Saturday. Half term was busy with lots of friends visiting which was lovely,  but on Saturday I fancied … Continue reading Discovering somewhere new on your doorstep… Well. Almost. 

Breathing life back into Margate 

Much like Folkestone which I posted about here, Margate is undergoing a bit of a revival at the moment. It's been slowly building for a while with the arrival of the Turner Contemporary and more recently the regeneration and reopening of Dreamland. I've been to Margate twice recently, keen to see what's changed for myself. I remember visiting as a child … Continue reading Breathing life back into Margate 

Harbour Arm regeneration (and lots of foooooood!)

Folkestone Harbour Arm regeneration and restoration is a massive success story. It's still in its early development but is becoming a really great family destination, full of pop up bars, eateries and live music and events (http://folkestoneharbourarm.co.uk/outlets) We have ventured down to Folkestone  a few times now since moving back, but mainly just to the harbour … Continue reading Harbour Arm regeneration (and lots of foooooood!)