Outdoors fun whatever the weather #Countrykids

Outdoors fun whatever the weather

Monkey and I are definitely missing the Spanish sun at the moment.  It was a bit of a shock to fly back from 40 degree temperatures and wall to wall sunshine where my parents live, to a grey, dull and rather wet English August. This week has been particularly rubbish… Continue reading »

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 »