Entertaining the kids during half term

Entertaining the kids this half term

I can’t believe we are nearly half way through February already – eek!  Have you got some plans for entertaining the kids during half term? We’ve got a busy week planned spending a few days with family friends in different parts of the country.  But we also plan on making… Continue reading »

Walking to South Foreland Lighthouse #CountryKids

Walking to South Foreland Lighthouse

We’ve been having fun at the weekends recently, but it’s all been pretty much indoors, so for this week’s #CountryKids post I’m going back to our Dover trip from last October.  You may recall that we visited the Louis Blériot Memorial next to Dover Castle.  We’d had a brief visit there… Continue reading »

Nuffield Place #CountryKids

Nuffield Place

I’m taking you back to warmer days again today, back to our summer of fun from last year and a trip to Nuffield Place near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Nuffield Place is a National Trust property that belonged to Lord Nuffield, the founder of the Morris Motor Company.  When I was looking… Continue reading »

Blowing the cobwebs away #CountryKids

Blowing the cobwebs away

As I’d been unwell the week leading up to Christmas, by 27th Monkey and I were both in need of some fresh air.  We decided to join his Auntie and Uncle for a walk, blowing the cobwebs away around Stowe Gardens. You’ll have seen me write about Stowe Gardens before,… Continue reading »

Meeting Thomas and Father Christmas #CountryKids

Meeting Thomas and Father Christmas

Last year we took Monkey to Didcot Railway Centre on a Days Out with Thomas event. Having his birthday so close to Christmas meant we could turn it into a birthday treat.  He loved every minute of it.  What to do for his birthday this year?  He still loves Thomas,… Continue reading »

Revisiting Charlecote Park #CountryKids

Revisiting Charlecote Park

You may remember that we visited Charlecote Park earlier in the year and Monkey met Redpeffer and her family for the first time.  It seems so long ago now, and the children have since become firm friends.  So I couple of weeks ago we spent a Saturday revisiting Charlecote Park… Continue reading »