Walking on the bottom of the sea – me???

Walking on the bottom of the sea

If you’ve read my previous post you will know that I have a rather big fear of water. So walking on the bottom of the sea – me??? Hardly likely! I’ve been going through all my old photographs recently, (there are 1000’s) trying to make some space on our bookshelves… Continue reading »

We’re going on a …… Snail Hunt

As you know from an earlier post I grew up being inspired by my father to love nature and appreciate the world around me.  I always try to point out animals, birds and insects etc to Monkey whenever we are off on our travels and on our pre-school walks we… Continue reading »

Choo Choo – off to Didcot Railway Centre we go

It’s Bank Holiday Monday and the sun is shining!  We love Steam Trains in this house as we discussed in a previous post.  So today we decided to visit Didcot Railway Centre, being a Bank Holiday weekend it was going to be a Gala Weekend with lots of running steam… Continue reading »

A lovely day at the Palace …… watching the Jousting

As you’ll know from a previous post we love Blenheim Palace and visit regularly with our annual pass.  We were there on Thursday enjoying the sunshine in the Pleasure Gardens, digging for treasure in the sandpit, pretending to be real Monkey’s climbing over the wooden climbing frame and taking a… Continue reading »

Twit Twoo! Off to the Falconry Centre we go …..

As you will know from my previous post we love Millets Farm Centre, the last time we visited I noticed that they were going to be opening a new Falconry Centre on 4th May.  We love birds, so I made a note in my diary and planned to visit today,… Continue reading »

Have you discovered Barefoot Books? So glad I now have

Last week I went to my first BritMums meet up in Oxford. It was hosted by Barefoot Books in Summertown and was also my first visit to the shop.  As soon as I walked in I was in heaven.  The decor is so unusual and really vivid, and the book… Continue reading »

My first blogging meet up – BritMums

I’ve only been blogging seriously for a relatively short time, but have received so much support and guidance from various blogging communities, I have been amazed. When I was selected as an Izziwizzi Kids #playfest Toy Reviewer I was slightly nervous about how existing bloggers would feel about a newbie… Continue reading »

Hi Ho, Hi Ho It’s off to the Farm we go

Friends have been recommending we try Cotswold Farm Park for ages, we ran out of weekend’s last year, so we finally decided to go last weekend while Daddy P was off for a few days.  He’s also a big fan of BBC Countryfile and was rather interested to learn that… Continue reading »

Simple things – feeding the ducks

What a lovely day it’s been today – sunshine 🙂 Firstly we got together with some of our NCT group for a play session, and also to wish a little chap happy 1st birthday for tomorrow.  He’s the eldest of our second generation kiddies – where HAS that year gone!!!… Continue reading »

A trip to a waterfowl sanctuary

Today Monkey and I picked up my eldest niece and off we went, wellies on foot to the Water Fowl Sanctuary and Children’s Farm to see what we could find. We started off inside being introduced to some of the newest members of the sanctuary …. Then off we went… Continue reading »