Dear PR (the ranty edition)

You can’t have missed the controversy in recent weeks about the travel blogger who asked for a free stay at a hotel in exchange for coverage on her YouTube channel. Personally, I think the hotel behaved unprofessionally. Sharing a pitch from a small business without taking due care to protect… View Post

Top Tips for your Trip to Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando

I don’t know about you, but the thought of visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios? WAY more exciting than visiting Disneyland or any other theme park. Because – it’s Harry Potter. Brought to life! With a giant castle and the Hogwarts Express and Diagon Alley. What’s… View Post

The One with the Lost iPhone

Flea lost her iPhone yesterday. At 12 years of age, this is basically the same as being disconnected from life support. What to do? It was the worst of luck. Flea had missed her bus and decided (as you do) to nip into Caffe Nero for a hot chocolate before… View Post

(Slightly More) Cheerful Books for 12 Year Olds

Do you ever wonder why so many books aimed at young teens are so depressing? I do. Regularly. As Flea has got older, she’s really outgrown the Diary of a Wimpy Kid type books she was reading at 10 years of age. Flea has always read widely and a couple… View Post

Weird Things That Scare Adults

I’m writing this post in the hope that other grown-ups out there are also crippled by weird fears. Now, I’m not talking spiders here. I can deal with spiders. I’m not scared of the dark. I’m definitely not freaked out by clowns, big dogs, open spaces, small spaces, snakes or… View Post