Audley End House and Gardens

Address: Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

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We’re frequent visitors to Audley End. The kids absolutely love it, and now we have English Heritage Membership, so entry is free for us. (Prices here) There is enough to do to last a whole day, and loads of space to run around. I’d totally recommend it to families with kids of all ages.

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Hyperemesis Gravadarum – Yes, I’ve Tried Ginger.

Laura Bourne explains the horror of HG, and explains how ‘helpful’ advice just makes her sick.

“Have you tried ginger?” the midwife asked, not even glancing up from my notes. A thousand responses tripped to the tip of my tongue. Have I tried ginger? Well, yes. Obviously. Continue reading

The School Run – the Inevitable Truths.

We’re two days into the school runs of a new half term, and already I am feeling, well, pissed off, frankly. And having exchanged a number of empathetic glances/sighs/expletives with my school run compadres as I mum-run along towards the closing-because-we’re-late gate Continue reading