Enjoying Waddesdon Imaginarium on New Years Eve

Enjoying Waddesdon Imaginarium on New Years Eve

Waddesdon Manor has been a regular haunt since we first joined the National Trust when my son was really small.  We live fairly close by and are often to be found enjoying the grounds and admiring the beautiful exterior of the house.  We’d had such a manic build up to… Continue reading »

Enjoying the seaside in December

Enjoying the seaside in December

It’s become a bit of a tradition for us to go away to celebrate my son’s birthday over the last few years. Each excursion has centred around a trip on a steam train, his passion.  Of course with a birthday in December we get to kill two birds with one… Continue reading »

Exploring Milton Keynes Illuminated Boat Festival #mkilluminatedboats

Exploring Milton Keynes Illuminated Boat Festival

Every so often something pops up on my Facebook feed that makes me stop and investigate further.  I’m always looking for something new to enjoy with my vehicle loving son and earlier in the month we spent a few hours Exploring Milton Keynes Illuminated Boat Festival. Organised by the Canal and… Continue reading »

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

The first time we ever took my son to see Santa was at the Bicester Avenue branch of Wyevale Garden Centres.  I can still picture his face as we held his little hand as he wandered around the trail before meeting the big man for the very first time.  Roll… Continue reading »

Enjoying Christmas at Blenheim #ChristmasAtBlenheim

Enjoying Christmas at Blenheim

As regular readers will know, we’ve been going to Blenheim Palace ever since my son was a baby.  It’s gone from being a weekly NCT meet up point, to somewhere to run around and let off steam at the weekends and during school holidays.  It holds a very special place… Continue reading »

Exploring the Tower Bridge Experience

Exploring the Tower Bridge Experience

Back in October we spent the day down in London.  We were reviewing the Tower of London for part of my son’s Tudor project at school. I wasn’t sure if we’d spend all day at the Tower but did know we’d take a walk along the Thames before heading home. … Continue reading »