The bear necessities – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 091016

The bear necessities - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 091016

We went to Whipsnade Zoo last Saturday, it’s a firm favourite that you can read about in my post from yesterday.  There were so many highlights but we did rather love this brown bear – the Bear Necessities.  I wonder what he’s thinking?  

Enjoying a visit to Whipsnade Zoo in October

Enjoying a visit to Whipsnade Zoo in October

Last Saturday Monkey and I had arranged to meet up with my Dad’s cousin J.  We meet up every year at one of our favourite places.  We would be enjoying a visit to Whipsnade Zoo in October, our first such visit in the autumn.  The weather forecast wasn’t promising, so I… Continue reading »

Wild Life Big Adventure at the Watering Hole Playset from Schleich

Wild Life Big Adventure at the Watering Hole Playset from Schleich

Regular readers will know how much Monkey and I love visiting Zoos and Wildlife Parks.  It’s quite common that we return home with a new Schleich animal to add to our ever-growing collection.  Monkey loves recreating our days out and having adventures. We’ve been having so much fun recently with… Continue reading »

Enjoying a day out at Zoo de Lagos in the Algarve

Enjoying a day out at Zoo de Lagos in the Algarve

When we were in Portugal last month my parents suggested a day out at the zoo.  When they told us that there were no ‘big’ animals there, I wasn’t sure how Monkey would react. He does love his Giraffes and Rhinos after all.  But I have to say, my fears… Continue reading »

Looking after our garden birds

Looking after our garden birds

As winter approaches ever more quickly, it’s a time of year when I try to ensure we do our best with regards to looking after our garden birds.  Food becomes scarcer for them and although we have a few berry laden plants in the garden, not all of our feathered friends like… Continue reading »

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 270915

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 270915

Last weekend we visited a family favourite – the Bedfordshire Steam and Country Fair.  We saw countless steam-powered vehicles, from traction engines to cars.  Monkey was in his element.  As we wandered around the grounds we stumbled across a quiet corner and met this chap. He looks rather curious don’t… Continue reading »