Our picnic tree #VitaPicnics

Our picnic tree

We were recently asked by the team at Vita Coco Kids where our favourite Autumn picnic spot would be.  I knew the answer to that straight away, our picnic tree at Blenheim Palace.  The tree that we had picnics under with our NCT group from the time the children were… Continue reading »

Fathers Day on the Watercress Line

I grew up not a million miles from Alton in Hampshire and had seen signs for the Watercress Line run by Mid Hants railways, many times over the years.  My husband had taken his Dad to one of their World War II special events a few years before he passed… Continue reading »

An up and down kind of day

Have you ever had one of those days – ‘an up and down kind of day’?  Today has most definately been one of those days! It all started so well, we’d read a snow story last night at bedtime and Monkey was still talking about it this morning. He found… Continue reading »

More fun at the Palace

More fun at the Palace

We are frequent visitors to Blenheim Palace as you can see from previous posts. This week we have actually been to the Palace two days running!  On Thursday we met Monkey’s God Mum and her 7-year-old daughter there for their first visit.  It wasn’t pouring down with rain, but it… Continue reading »

Choo Choo – off to Didcot Railway Centre we go

It’s Bank Holiday Monday and the sun is shining!  We love Steam Trains in this house as we discussed in a previous post.  So today we decided to visit Didcot Railway Centre, being a Bank Holiday weekend it was going to be a Gala Weekend with lots of running steam… Continue reading »

A lovely day at the Palace …… watching the Jousting

As you’ll know from a previous post we love Blenheim Palace and visit regularly with our annual pass.  We were there on Thursday enjoying the sunshine in the Pleasure Gardens, digging for treasure in the sandpit, pretending to be real Monkey’s climbing over the wooden climbing frame and taking a… Continue reading »