Spending a birthday at Mottisfont

Spending a birthday at Mottisfont

As a child I loved it when my birthday fell within the school Easter holidays. Now it’s nice when I can get to share my day with Monkey.  This year I’d decided to treat us both to an overnight stay in Bournemouth, so I could wake up on my last 40… Continue reading »

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

I’ve mentioned before about our attachment to the Watercress Line in Hampshire.  Daddy P used to take his Dad there for their War Days events. I grew up in Farnham, so this was our local heritage line.  We’ve taken Monkey a few times now, and seeing Bittern there last year… Continue reading »

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 081115

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 081115

A couple of weeks ago we were down in Hampshire for the day celebrating Daddy P’s birthday.  We spent most of the day on the Watercress Line, but popped out to have lunch at Hinton Ampner, and to explore the grounds of the National Trust property. We’d missed the rain… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 69 #bwphotoproject

The B&W Photography Project Week 69

The B&W Photography Project Week 69 with PODCast and today hopefully I will actually get to link the post up!  Last Saturday was Daddy P’s birthday and shock horror, he took the weekend off work!  We love our steam trains, and Monkey has become obsessed with the A4 class of steam trains over the… Continue reading »

The Vyne #CountryKids

The Vyne

Over the last couple of years I’ve become friends with Tina at The Soup Dragons Says and we were lucky enough to stay with them last summer when we both went to an event at Butlins with our boys. Sadly we don’t live close enough to each other to meet… Continue reading »

Where did those 2 weeks go?

Where did those 2 weeks go

Wow, it’s 13th April, where did those 2 weeks go?  Monkey went back to school today after an action packed Easter holiday. I took a much-needed break from the blog to enjoy every moment with him and to have some chill out time in the evenings. So what did we… Continue reading »