Archive of ‘News’ category

Museum Memories Day 2019

As I mentioned in my Museum Monday post earlier this week, it’s International Museum Day on 18th May. Since 2011, every year in the lead up to International Museum Day, I have been running an online event called <Museum Memories Day> asking people to share their most memorable museum moments on Twitter. In its first […] Read more…

National Feet Week

Hey everyone, today I want to talk to you about National Feet Week! It’s a new initiative which runs from 13th to 20th May, and aims to draw attention to the importance of looking after your feet, as well as raising awareness of the charity Forgotten Feet and the work that they do in providing […] Read more…

#ShoutieSelfie – Maternal Mental Health Week

It’s Maternal Mental Health Week. Did you know that 1 in 4 mums suffer from post natal depression (PND) or another mental health issue – most in silence due to stigma. But maternal mental health matters! That’s why I am supporting #ShoutieSelfie, a campaign to raise awareness of maternal mental health issues and to reduce stigma. […] Read more…

Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone! I hope the Easter Bunny has been good to you all this year, and you are enjoying a lovely holiday weekend. We have been blessed with amazing weather here in Edinburgh, which is quite unusual for this time of year. Have any of you been on an Easter egg hunt? We had […] Read more…

Let’s Create a Kids Art Museum Together!

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have something a little different for you. It’s actually a project I meant to launch at the beginning of the year, but due to our unexpected trip to Japan which we had to organise at fairly short notice, it all got postponed a little. So, I started digitising my boys’ […] Read more…

Save the Date! Edinburgh Science Festival 2019

We are very lucky to live in a city that offers so many family friendly festivals throughout the year. Edinburgh is probably best known for it’s summer festivals – The Edinburgh International Festival and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe – but there are actually some really great festivals the rest of the year too. If you […] Read more…

Our Souvenirs from Japan

So, as you know we’re just come back from an epic trip to Japan and the boys really wanted to make a video to share all the cool souvenirs with you that they brought back. So, here it is! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! […] Read more…

St Nicholas Day Guest Post on Stocking Fairy

Happy St Nicholas Day! Did you know that in Germany, children put their shoes out on the night of 5th December, and if they have been good St Nicholas will come and fill them with treats! Sound familiar? But if you’ve been naughty, you might find rocks or a rod in your shoe instead! If […] Read more…

A Day at the Book Festival

Since May, I have been working for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. You may have seen my video a while back, where I shared my favourite authors and illustrators appearing in this year’s programme. Well, the Festival finally kicked off this past weekend, and on Monday Oskar came to visit me at work. One of […] Read more…

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