Enjoying Christmas at Marwell Zoo #ChristmasAtMarwell

Enjoying Christmas at Marwell Zoo

My son turns 8 in a couple of weeks and so this time of year is extra magical for us.  He’s still very much a believer in Father Christmas and we are counting down the days until Berry the Elf comes to stay again on 1st December  .On Sunday we… Continue reading »

Exploring the River and Rowing Museum

Exploring the River and Rowing Museum

Back in the summer we spent some time exploring the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames.  It’s somewhere I’d heard lots of good things about and had been on our to do list for ages.  We had a free day, and I decided we’d head down to Henley nice and early… Continue reading »

Exploring West Midland Safari Park

Exploring West Midland Safari Park

We were looking for fun things to do during half term recently and decided we’d spend a day exploring West Midland Safari Park.  We’d last visited when my nearly 8 year old son was only a few years old so he really didn’t remember it.  I promised him he’d get… Continue reading »

Exploring the Tower of London

Exploring the Tower of London

I’m a firm believer that History is far from boring and that the best way for children to learn about our past is to see it for themselves.  My son was learning about the Tudor period recently and I decided he should see where Anne Boleyn spent her last days…. Continue reading »

Exploring Woburn Safari Park

Exploring Woburn Safari Park

We love animals and I’m keen for my 7 year old son to grow up with a real appreciation of the natural world, whether it be the mini beasts we can find in the garden or wonderful beasts that might wander around the African plains.  As much as I would… Continue reading »

Seeing old friends at Whipsnade Zoo

Seeing old friends at Whipsnade Zoo

When my son was 6 months old one of my Dad’s cousins suggested meeting up at a zoo local to her for the day.  It seemed like a great idea, I loved animals, it would be easy to walk around with a pram and a great place to chat, eat… Continue reading »