Taking a road trip has long been established as a coming-of-age endeavour, one where you shed the shackles of responsibility and enjoy the freedom of the open road. At the end of the adventure, you’ll feel reborn, a new person, with a new outlook on life.
Or so Hollywood and literature have convinced us. But, should you be planning a road trip for a photography assignment, you’ll be needing the right type of gear and gadgets to help you get around and get as many brilliant, beautiful pictures as you can, no matter where you are in the world. Read More
When choosing a car for the family, style often has to go out the window. Of course, this does not mean that you have to choose an ugly vehicle. However, space and convenience are going to come first, as is fuel economy. Your priorities change once children come into your life after all. With that being said, let’s take a look at some top tips on choosing a new family car. Read More
Ever since I was a little boy I've always wanted a Scalextric set, and for the past few years Aly has also been asking for one...well we know have our wish.
We now have our own Scalextric BTCC Touring Car Battle Set. Something we can both enjoy together and compete against each other. Read More
Our little Princess has just turned 7...those last 7 years seem to have completely flown past and it doesn't seem that long ago that we were holding her in our arms.
It's true what they say that they don't stay small for very long. We've always alternated parties so one year it's Aly's turn and the next it's Mia's. Last year Aly decided on a bowling party and this year Mia wanted a teddy bear making party. Read More
There is one iconic show that is known the World over and for my wife and I, it spanned our youth and still years after it finished we still watch it.
Even now we still know most of the words, we have our favourite bits and still laugh along to the silly parts.
The show in question is Friends. Read More
I’ve been asked by Compare the Market to write a letter to my daughters to read in the event that I am no longer here. The idea is to give them some advice on my personal experiences and things I've learnt.
For some, it might seem like a strange thing to write but I actually found it enjoyable and fun to write and reflect on some of the things we've got up to so far. Read More
We visited the beautiful town of Beaumaris as we'd been in a local town and fancied visiting a town with some shops and places to look around. Driving into the town it looks like a historic place kind of like Lewes in East Sussex or possibly Padstow in Cornwall.
The previous places we'd visited in North Wales had so much to offer but this time we wanted gift shops, ice creams and to admire and enjoy a relaxing walk around a town. Read More
Whilst staying in North Wales we had plans to get out as much as possible and see a lot of different things. We have a soft spot for a castle or two...or rather I do.
We looked at all the ones local to Bangor and most places seemed to say that Penrhyn Castle is the best one around and the views are also stunning. Read More
Over the past week, the girls have gone back to school and seem to have settled back in without any problems. I can imagine for some this can be a stressful time of year but as the girls are in Year 5 and Year 2 we've got quite used to this.
The end of the school holidays has meant that we've had to get back into the swing of things, the return of our routines. Read More
For us, family mealtimes play a big part in our life, and of those meals, dinner plays the biggest part. We don’t get to have breakfast together as we’re getting ready for school or work and people are in and out of the bathroom. This means that dinner time is even more important, as it’s a time when we catch up on our day’s. Read More