Going in search of The Gruffalo’s Child #weloveforests

Going in search of The Gruffalo's Child

We spent a long weekend in Bristol last weekend to celebrate Daddy P hitting 50 on Monday. Having been stuck on the M4 on the way down, we really wanted to avoid a repeat on his birthday.  Going in search of The Gruffalo’s Child at Westonbirt Arboretum and trying out… Continue reading »

A woodland walk and crafting session #weloveforests

A woodland walk and crafting session

Monkey and I were in need of some fresh air last Saturday.  We decided on a woodland walk and crafting session and headed off to the woods.  Monkey’s been asking me to make him a dream catcher for ages, so I suggested we incorporate a few of his favourite things into our… Continue reading »

A walk through Cardinham Woods in the rain #weloveforests

A walk through Cardinham Woods in the rain

When we were in Cornwall last year we saw Cardinham Woods from our steam train ride on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway.  We said then, that we really must visit the woods in the future.  So on our recent trip I’d pencilled in a day to do just that.  The weather… Continue reading »

Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack from the Forestry Commission

Gruffalo Teachers Pack from the Forestry Commission

Monkey is going on a school trip to Salcey Forest today, to explore the Stick Man Trail. the weather threw a bit of a spanner in the arrangements as they should have gone yesterday. But fingers crossed for friendlier weather today so that he and his friends can have some fun. They… Continue reading »

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum #weloveforests

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum

There’s nothing Monkey loves more than jumping around in muddy puddles, running through the trees and just being outdoor.  We love going on nature hunts and will walk for miles when we go off on an adventure.  With the autumn leaves looking at their most majestic at the moment we… Continue reading »

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 »

Gruffalo Photo – app review #GruffaloSelfie

Gruffalo Photo

You know we love The Gruffalo here, Monkey still talks about meeting him in Wendover Woods in the summer.  We’ve been having some fun with the Gruffalo Photo app recently. The Gruffalo Photo app is available through iTunes for  £1.49 and any young fan is going to love it.  It’s a… Continue reading »

Wendover Woods

Wendover Woods

People have been recommended Wendover Woods to me for ages, I’ve seen Facebook status update’s from friends etc and kept thinking ‘I must explore!’  For one reason and another it just hadn’t happened.  Fate was about to step in.  I’d been catching up with Erica’s adventures on 92three30 recently and… Continue reading »