Having fun with volcanoes

Having fun with volcanoes

As you all know my son isn’t the biggest fan of school.  He’d much rather be doing anything other than reading, writing or working on his maths. I’ll do anything (pretty much) to help show him that actually school can be fun, and learning is interesting.  When he was learning… Continue reading »

Eating out at Beefeater Applecart Didcot

Beefeater Applecart Didcot

January has to be my least favourite month of the year.  It’s cold, dark, often wet and just a let down after all the fun and festivities of December.  We’d had a really up and down week here last week.  A terrible start to the week, but my son had… Continue reading »

Concentration – Living Arrows

Concentration - Living Arrows

I’ll hold my hands up and fully acknowledge that arts and crafts time in days gone by have filled me with dread rather than glee.  Although I’m not exactly the tidiest person in the world, I’m not a great one for mess.  I also freely admit that I rather like… Continue reading »

Dancing with Deer – My Sunday Photo 140118

Dancing with Deer - My Sunday Photo 140118

Dancing with Deer – My Sunday Photo 140118 I can remember when we first visited Charlecote Park a few years ago that my son was rather scared of the deer in the deer park.  These days he’s a seasoned explorer and whilst they are still held in awe, he’s far… Continue reading »

Project 365 2018 Week 2

Project 365 2018 Week 2

Project 365 2018 Week 2 Sunday 7th January – Day 7 Brrr! It’s cold outside today. monkey is being a nightmare at bedtime since the holidays.  9.45pm and he was still awake last night, the upshot of that is that we got a real lie in this morning as it… Continue reading »

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 »