Bottomless Brunch and Plenty of Gin Fun! (Oh and a funeral….)

Eggs Benedict Hilton Cardiff

So September is here and I've hardly blogged of late. Thank Goodness Mr. C has been keeping you all up-to-date!This Summer has been a bit of a mixed bag though. The highlight was undoubtedly Helena's wedding in Santorini but having spinal surgery in August and seeing my Dad die in July a couple of months after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer has been very difficult

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Big Wheel Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Wandering Welsh Girl Megan Carr gives us her thoughts on one of the city's annual favourites ... Cardiff Winter Wonderland!A treasured family favourite, the Cardiff Winter Wonderland is the highlight of Cardiff’s festive season. Every year, families troop down in their buttoned coats and woolly scarves and red noses, excited for a seasonal day.Ice-skating, the Alpine Village, the Funfair – Winter Wonderland has it all. And, a new addition

The Ultimate Hair Experience at the Ken Picton Hair Salon

Ken Picton Hair Salon Cardiff

Most of you will know by now that I have three fabulous daughters who I love to bits. (two step-sons too as a matter of fact but as this is a 'girly' topic, we'll leave them out for now....)There's Helena, the oldest and a design engineer in Aberdeen, over at Helena's Blog, Megan, the free-spirited travelling one, in Malaysia at the moment, over at Wanderings

Hendricks Afternoon Tea at the Park Plaza

Park Plaza Hendricks G&Tea

Being time-served afternoon tea aficionados, we do love something new and different when it comes to passing an afternoon partaking of the old tea and cakes.This summer we pushed the boundaries a little bit further by trying the Hendricks ‘G&Tea’ at the Park Plaza Hotel in central Cardiff.None of those Assam vs Darjeeling vs Lapsang Souchon vs English Breakfast discussions here.  Instead the teapot contained

Salon Nia Hair Salon In Cardiff Saved The Day

Mr C, Mrs. C and Dr. Maddie Carr

So picture this, Middle Daughter Maddie's Graduation coming up ........Maddie and Mum both due for haircuts ........ Hairdresser phones and says she's ill! No ordinary hairdresser, mind you, but my hairdresser since those halcyon pre-children days in 1988.And all this the day before, MD officially becomes a Doctor.So what's a girl to do in times of crisis? Salon Nia Well we called on our old favourites Salon Nia

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