WILD Tribe at Pensthorpe 

Recently, the folks at Pensthorpe kindly invited us along to their pretty nature-inspired park for a visit. Located near Fakenham in North Norfolk, I’m no stranger to this beautiful corner of our county. We first visited shortly before I became pregnant (and spoke of how lovely it would be to visit with children), and then […]

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Alternative Family Fun: The Fairy Fair

Fairy Fair: Fairland Trust, Norfolk May Bank Holiday Weekend Sunday 26th May and Monday 27th May A good friend of mine first told me about the Fairland Trust a couple of years ago and I’ve been desperate to attend one of their events. Then I spotted a post on MamCates feed about a Halloween event, […]

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7 Things that Surprised me about The Ivy Norwich Brasserie

NB: Review of The Ivy Norwich Brasserie. This post is a collaboration between Roots and Toots and The Ivy: The Ivy Norwich Brasserie provided dinner in exchange for an honest review. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 7 Things that Surprised me about The Ivy Norwich Brasserie 1917 to 2018: The century of exceptional food and hospitality that turned a […]

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Laughter down the lanes: Bowling House, Norwich

Review of Bowling House – a cocktail joint, laid-back eatery and five-lane bowling alley, located on Dereham Road, Norwich. NB: This post is a collaboration between Roots and Toots. Bowling House gifted Roots and Toots this experience in exchange for an honest review. With a small person to look after, we don’t always manage much […]

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Southwold: Beach Hutting for RNLI

A Day by the Sea for RNLI Why Norfolk & Suffolk Beaches Rock With over 90 miles of stunning coastline here in Norfok, not to mention the nearby beauty spots along the Suffolk shore, I do love to be beside the seaside – rain or shine. Why Beach Huts are a Great Idea You know […]

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PONO: NEW Super-Food Bar Opens in Norwich

When I moved back to Norfolk five years ago, the one thing I missed most about London was the food. Specifically, Vietnamese Pho and a decent choice of healthy, veggie take-away food. Norfolk ticks ever other box, and don’t get me wrong, there are a plethora of incredible places here. Loads of fine-dining options, international […]

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Pumpkin Patches: Norfolk & Surrounds

Halloween, we’re ready for you! For those who read my blog, you’ll know I’ve always been an advocate of PYO and local produce. I think this stems from my childhood growing up in the countryside and where I learnt from an early age that the seasons brought different gifts: Garden raspberries in the late spring, […]

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Review: Latitude Festival 2017

Henham Park yet again provided the backdrop for a truly awesome weekend as we returned five years later to one of the UK’s most eclectic and immersive festival experiences – Latitude 2017. Latitude 2017 in a Nutshell The 1975 gave a phenomenal debut headline performance on Friday night. Mumford and Sons and their Gentlemen of […]

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Things NOT to miss at Latitude 2017

I’ve been body-popping in front of the bathroom mirror today because I’ve just discovered we have tickets to review Latitude Festival next week. Starting next Thursday 13th July until 16th July and set in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. I’ve been to Latitude a few times in the past, for work and pleasure, […]

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