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Manchester, Media City and the Mums

It was another miserable morning when myself and Jade (I made her come with me for moral support) set off in the car to not so sunny Manchester. This in itself was no easy task, we first had to drop our multitude of Kids and Dogs off at various childcare establishments! So we packed ourselves, a flask of tea and a pack of Haribo into the car, and off we went.

The journey was relatively straight forward apart from the car de-powering a few times on the motorway. I am renowned for cars which like to give up at the most crucial times. Such as when I took Jade to the hospital in labour with tot number 3, and the exhaust fell off the car in the middle of the city. I then had Jade holding up the traffic with her enormous 9 month pregnant belly; stopping me from being run over while I lay under the car tying the exhaust back on with a dog lead!

A few wrong turns around Manchester and we finally arrived into the car park at Media City; in good time for me to strip off my Mummy clothes and put my grown up clothes on. Yes, you heard me right, I stripped off in a Manchester car park, I am a country girl and a Mummy, I don’t worry about these things.

So the first thing we decided to do was find food, so off we wander into Media City. If you have not been to Media City, its quite a place. It is very shiny and looks like one of those super cool places that you don’t go with children. Many of the big TV shows are filmed there including Coronation Street. It’s the sort of place where Jade and I, who came in her tweed, stood out like a sore thumb. Especially when you take pictures of each other whilst swinging around a signpost!

So we found somewhere to eat lunch. A super trendy gastro type bar with industrial type furniture and lots of converse wearing cool people. So after attempting to eat lunch and practice my pitch it was time to go grab my props from the car and go meet the producers from Dragons Den.