Author Archives: Mandi Morrison

Join us on a #RailAdventure with Greater Anglia Trains

The children all adore going on a train, no matter where they are going, it may just be a short hop across the border, or a trip into London, wherever it is the children love the adventure. Until I started blogging I rarely used the train, as more events were taking place (usually in London) I started to realise that trains were playing more of a part in our lives, so we invested in a Family and Friends Railcard, with so many of us to transport, the savings really do add up! (I paid for my 3 year railcard in just one journey for all nine of us!) Continue reading

Babe The Sheep Pig – Norwich Theatre Royal

On Easter Sunday, Neva, Kaide, Eowyn and I were invited along to Norwich Theatre Royal to watch a performance of Babe The Sheep Pig. The Dick King Smith classic is brought to life with amazing puppets and an enchanting cast.  I had read many reviews of the show and was very keen to see it for myself, we had watched the movie and I couldn’t wait to see how they transferred it to the stage, we were certainly not disappointed. The children aged between 8 and 14 all thoroughly enjoyed the show, so anyone considering if their child is too old, I would say No, it is a family show and everyone will enjoy it. Continue reading

Honk! Gorleston Theatre Company

On Tuesday evening we went along to Gorleston Pavilion Theatre to see a performance of Honk! A musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling staged by Gorleston Theatre Company ,this high-energy musical comedy tells the story of Ugly, the duckling who is born into ridicule and loneliness because he is different.With its exuberant music and steady stream of hilarious characters, HONK! will delight every member of your family. A fowl play has never been quite this much fun. Continue reading

Sunny Afternoon Norwich Theatre Royal

Neva and I were invited along to watch Sunny Afternoon at Norwich Theatre Royal, a fantastic musical following the rise of the 1960s band The Kinks, who began their musical career in Muswell Hill, a place I know very well as that was the area both my parents grew up in, and my dad was also in a band during the same time, so all of the songs were played in our house whilst I was growing up, although Neva is only 14, she also knew some of the songs, which goes to prove good music, never goes out of fashion. Continue reading