Exploring the Tower Bridge Experience

Exploring the Tower Bridge Experience

Back in October we spent the day down in London.  We were reviewing the Tower of London for part of my son’s Tudor project at school. I wasn’t sure if we’d spend all day at the Tower but did know we’d take a walk along the Thames before heading home. … Continue reading »

Exploring the Tower of London

Exploring the Tower of London

I’m a firm believer that History is far from boring and that the best way for children to learn about our past is to see it for themselves.  My son was learning about the Tudor period recently and I decided he should see where Anne Boleyn spent her last days…. Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 34

Project 365 2017 Week 34

Project 365 2017 Week 34 Day 232 – From the Cotswolds to London and back to the Shire. Sunday 20th August –  Day 232 We got to meet some family from Canada for the first time as they came to stay with my SIL for a few days.  They are touring Scotland… Continue reading »

It’s a nice day for a white wedding – My Sunday Photo 091217

It's a nice day for a white wedding - My Sunday Photo 091217

It’s a nice day for a white wedding – My Sunday Photo 091217  I’m a total townie at heart, I love having amenities on my doorstep and the countryside just within reach.  But I love visiting London, for the hustle and bustle and the random things you spot as you… Continue reading »

On roads and water with London Duck Tours

On roads and water with London Duck Tours

Last Sunday the sun shone and we caught the train from home telling Monkey we were going on an adventure. We’d be doing something a little bit different and Monkey would be facing a fear head on.  We would be exploring our capital city on roads and water with London Duck… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 33

Project 366 2016 Week 33

Project 366 2016 Week 33 Day 227-233 – a week of trains, Red Pandas and racing sheep. Another fun-filled week. Sunday 14th August – Day 227 We headed down to London for the day.  I’d bought tickets for The Railway Children through Kids Week.  Monkey and I had seen a… Continue reading »