Britains John Deere 8600i Self Propelled Forage Harvester

Britains John Deere 8600i Self Propelled Forage Harvester

I’m not totally sure how my son became so totally obsessed with farm machinery. I think his love of Tractor Ted may have something to do with it. Over the years we’ve seen a number of tractors join his collection, and we bought him a combine harvester a couple of… Continue reading »

Relaxing at The Manor Country House Hotel – Weston on the Green

Relaxing at The Manor Country House Hotel

With my last 40 something birthday around the corner I was in need of a bit of a treat recently, and spending a weekend relaxing at The Manor Country House Hotel, Weston on the Green provided just that.  Located close to Bicester, and within easy reach of Oxford, the building dates… Continue reading »

Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Monkey has gone back to school today, and although at times he has driven me mad, in general he’s been a pleasure to spend time with.  It’s been wonderful to watch his blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months, this April. From trying new experiences in London, and coping with staying… Continue reading »

Stone dead – My Sunday Photo 230417

Stone dead - My Sunday Photo 230417

Stone dead – My Sunday Photo 230417

Project 365 2017 Week 16

Project 365 2017 Week 16

Project 365 2017 Week 16 Day 106 – 112 Sunday 16th April  – Day 106 Easter Sunday and time for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny had been as generous as ever, and Monkey loved his little adventure. We then headed to Worcestershire and Croome Court, a National Trust property I’ve wanted… Continue reading »

Personalised Family Map Prints from Betsy Benn

Personalised Family Map Prints from Betsy Benn

It’s no big secret that I have a fascination for maps.  It’s been a lifelong love and I don’t see that changing any time soon.  When I was offered the opportunity to look at the personalised Family Map Prints from Betsy Benn, I knew we’d love to see what they… Continue reading »

Didriksons Bawal Jacket

Didriksons Bawal Jacket

When we were away last week, I had little idea of what the weather would throw at us.  One minute the sun was out, the next the clouds would come back.  I needed something for Monkey to wear that would cover the changeable conditions and I opted for the Didriksons Bawal… Continue reading »

Sitting Gull – My Sunday Photo 160417

Sitting Gull - My Sunday Photo 160417

Sitting Gull – My Sunday Photo 160417

Project 365 2017 Week 14-15

Project 365 2017 Week 15

Project 365 2017 Week 14-15 Day 92 – 105 Sunday 2nd April  – Day 92 We’d been invited to try the London Duck Tours sightseeing trip in London and headed down on the train.  I hadn’t realised when I sorted the ate out, that Oxford United were playing at Wembley.  It’s not… Continue reading »

Saving memories with a Saal Digital photo book – review and giveaway #saaldigital

Saving memories with a Saal Digital photo book

As many of you know I started a DSLR Beginners photography course in September and each week I’m given an assignment to complete.  The following week I have to show my photos in class and then they are stuck into my work book.  It’s A3 sized, so bulky and not… Continue reading »