Oatman, Arizona and Historical Route 66

Friday morning we awoke at the crack of sparrows fart in order to have breakfast and hit the road before 7am. It was an absolute miracle, but somehow it happened!! Best Western at 29 Palms provided a delicious hot breakfast and it was included in their regular price. It was such a nice place!! I… Continue reading Oatman, Arizona and Historical Route 66

Getting out of Anaheim. Our day trip to Laguna Beach.

For all of my OCD friends, and surprisingly there are a lot of you, this post comes with a warning: I am skipping my last 3 NYC blogs (which are half written and full of stories involving brothels, best places to shop, tips on where to stay, parole offices and dodgy Disney characters) and I… Continue reading Getting out of Anaheim. Our day trip to Laguna Beach.

Coney Island

The kids only had two free days in NYC. The first was spent being snowed on in a slow moving bus before napping/shopping. The second proved to be a HUGE dilemma. We took the kids to Central Park in the morning and that kept most of them happy for about an hour. Then we were… Continue reading Coney Island

Riding Around New York

Our second day in New York was overflowing with back to back activities, each sounding exceedingly unenticing to a person whose main goal in life is to wander around in pyjamas, sit in parks and take frequent naps. I had been out the night before (for your reference: https://nobeladventures.com/2019/04/08/my-night-as-a-proper-new-yorker/#more-884 ) and was feeling ever so… Continue reading Riding Around New York

GIRLS ON (a dance) TOUR

Four years ago I dragged Kylah to a new musical theatre school despite her loud, anguished protests that she was happy at her current one. The musical theatre school she had been at was certainly comfortable for her, but it cost me a small fortune and I could not see any progress in her abilities.… Continue reading GIRLS ON (a dance) TOUR