Exploring Boarstall Duck Decoy and Claydon

Exploring Boarstall Duck Decoy and Claydon

Much of the Easter holidays were spent in wellies, boots and waterproofs but the weather certainly wasn’t going to stop us having fun and spending time with friends.  We’d had a date in the diary for some time to spend a day with my friend L and her son C… Continue reading »

Discovering Pitstone Windmill

Discovering Pitstone Windmill

You may recall that we recently visited the National Trust run Ashridge Estate recently.  It’s somewhere i just know we will be getting to know more over the next few years.  As we were heading home I we realised that we had an ideal opportunity to visit somewhere else close… Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune – My Sunday Photo 110318

Pitstone Windmill

Wheel of Fortune – My Sunday Photo 110318

Exploring the Ashridge Estate for the first time

Exploring the Ashridge Estate for the first time

I’m not one for driving in the snow, so my son and I hadn’t wondered far from home on his snow day and last Saturday.  We were both in need of some fresh air and as Daddy P was around with his 4 wheel drive, we knew we could safely… Continue reading »

Running free at Upton House

Running free at Upton House

We had a fun-filled half term week filled with adventures which started on the Sunday as my son was running free at Upton House.  The National Trust property sits just inside Warwickshire, but is only a 10 minute drive outside of Banbury in Oxfordshire.  We were actually meant to be spending… Continue reading »

Snowdrop spotting at Stowe

Snowdrop spotting at Stowe

I’m so relieved that January is done and dusted for another year.  I’m really not a fan of the first month of the year.  Long dark, dreary grey days with minimal colour to brighten the spirits.  The weather had been particularly rubbish over the weekends or we’d had indoor commitments. … Continue reading »