A bit of fun in the snow

Someone did forecast ‘heavy’ snow on Saturday didn’t they?  We were not impressed by the lack of the white stuff – Monkey wanted to make a snowman and go out on his sledge.  alas, that was not to be, but we still had fun in the snow ……

A trip to STEAM – choo! choo!

We all love trains in this house, so when Monkey’s Godmummy suggested meeting up at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, in Swindon we thought it was a great idea. Swindon is just over an hour away from us, and we set off yesterday morning in Oxfordshire’s unexpected… Continue reading »

Those immortal words!

No – not ‘I love you’!!! The Sunday before last, we went to visit my best friend and her partner for the day. They live about an hour and 20 minutes away from us and the journey is pretty much motorway door to door.  About 40 minutes into the journey… Continue reading »

Just the loveliest Mother’s Day :)

Hard to believe that this is actually my 4th Mothers Day with Monkey (couldn’t add up earlier!) – oops!  He’s growing up too fast. So, my day started with a lovely lie in (very rare these days) followed by a cup of tea and toast in bed, and my son… Continue reading »

A Trip to the Palace …… Blenheim Palace

More fun at the Palace

We are so lucky to have Blenheim Palace on our doorstep. Saying that, I’d only visited once before Monkey arrived, but have certainly made up for it since! Our NCT group made it our weekly Monday meet up, and we had a picnic there pretty much every week from March-October… Continue reading »