An afternoon at Hatton Locks

An afternoon at Hatton Locks

Last Sunday we had headed over to Coventry to explore the Midlands Air Museum and the Electric Railway Museum.  They are next door to each other, right by Coventry Airport, and the railway museum is only open on certain weekends throughout the year.  I’ll be writing about both museums in… Continue reading »

Family fun at Flywheel Festival

Family fun at Flywheel Festival

Two years ago whilst I was in the midst of the Britmums blogging conference, Monkey and his Dad went to a new local event.  They loved it and Monkey raved about it for months afterwards, telling me I had to go the next year.  So I did, and yes, they… Continue reading »

A family day at Greys Court

A family day at Greys Court

When my parents were here during the half term holidays we wanted to take them out for the day to somewhere they’d not visited before.  We’d got a long road trip ahead of us, so we needed this day to be a little closer to home. Before they emigrated to… Continue reading »

Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

It’s not big secret that my 7 year old son takes life at his own pace.  He’s often risk averse and no matter how much encouragement he’s given, he isn’t great at trying new things. It’s often left me feeling a little sad for him, especially when he’s missed out… Continue reading »

Bushcrafting with Cotswold Adventures

Bushcrafting with Cotswold Adventures

We get to try some great things through the blog, and I’m always interested in experiences where both Monkey and I can come away having learned something new.  An email pinged into my inbox recently that really grabbed my attention and a date was set in my diary to try… Continue reading »

Having fun at Canons Ashby

Having fun at Canons Ashby

Do you ever find that you’ve lived somewhere for years and missed visiting a total gem that’s right on your doorstep? That’s exactly whats happened to me recently.  I’ve lived in this part of the country for well over 30 years and had never visited a particular National Trust property…. Continue reading »