Days Out

Dara — The National Theatre

Dara — The National Theatre

Adapted into English from Shahid Nadeem’s play originally performed by the Ajoka Theatre in Pakistan, Dara tells the true story of two Mughal princes Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb, the eldest sons of the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Set in the 1600s in Agra and […]

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe — Rose Theatre

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe — Rose Theatre

This week I went to watch an all time children’s classic come to life at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is of course part of the series of books, The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis. Having not watched […]

Chocolate Tour of London

Chocolate Tour of London

A few weeks ago I went on a chocolate walking tour of London that I won in a competition run by Halal Gems (thanks Halal Gems!). We met up at the Algerian Coffee Store which is probably the coolest coffee shop I’ve ever laid my eyes […]

Rio 2 and the Barbatuques

Rio 2 and the Barbatuques

On Monday we were invited by Mumsnet and Fox to the launch of Rio 2 on DVD, in London Zoo. The morning started with an introduction from The Barbatuques who recorded one of the songs — ‘Beautiful Creatures’ on the Rio 2 soundtrack. They are […]

Painshill Park — Surrey

Painshill Park — Surrey

Painshill Park, located just off the M25 J10, is a beautiful well-maintained stretch of greenland consisting of a lake, bridges and of course a few hills. It also has many buildings created to make the park more attractive and interesting for visitors, such as the […]

The Awesome Shard – London Bridge

The Awesome Shard – London Bridge

The Shard is the tallest building in London, the UK and actually in the whole of Western Europe. It has the highest vantage point in the UK at a whopping 1,016 feet.  The Shard is an attraction for all ages as the views across London […]

Halal Food Festival – Excel Centre, London

Halal Food Festival – Excel Centre, London

This weekend I attended the Halal Food Festival at the Excel centre. Being a big foodie, and more precisely a ‘Haloodie’ (halal foodie), of course I wasn’t going to miss it. This was the first event of its type, a food festival where everything is […]

‘No Pressure To Be Funny’ – Comedy Show

‘No Pressure To Be Funny’ – Comedy Show

On Wednesday I went to see ‘No Pressure to be Funny’ which is a live topical comedy panel show, hosted by the broadcast journalist James O’Brien. Joining James O’Brien were the creators of the show Nick Revell and Alistair Barrie. The show focuses on a […]

Thorpe Park – Egham, Surrey

Thorpe Park – Egham, Surrey

Adrenalin junkies look no further. Thorpe Park is the ideal place for thrill seekers, and those wanting a fun and exciting day out. Really, it is that good. There are a number of great rides that are in a league of their own compared to […]

Legoland, Windsor

Legoland, Windsor

If you want to do a selfless good deed for your rugrats, then this is the place to take them. Legoland truly is the British equivalent to Disneyland, except that Lego is Danish but you know what I mean! The theme park is HUGE and […]

Zorbing In Croydon

Zorbing In Croydon

I booked a Zorbing experience for my husband as a birthday present from the kids. I thought it would be a nice thing for hubby and I to do together. In case you don’t know, Zorbing involves climbing inside a very large inflatable ball, being […]