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 »

Preparing for Easter with Guylian – review and giveaway

Preparing for Easter with Guylian

Easter is always a special time in this household.  I was born on Good Friday 50 years ago – eek!  and as a child I loved it when my birthday fell over the the holidays.  This year Easter comes earlier, but there will be lots of fun to be had… Continue reading »

Only You Can Save Mankind – book review and giveaway #PickAPratchett

Only You Can Save Mankind

This Thursday, 22nd February sees the re-release of Only You Can Save Mankind which is written by Terry Pratchett, of Discworld fame. Originally published in 1992, this is the first in the Johnny Maxwell series, written for children. Only You Can Save Mankind is our first encounter with Johnny Maxwell, as is… Continue reading »

The Stick Carrier – Living Arrows

The Stick Carrier

The Stick Carrier – Living Arrows.  We’ve had a wonderful half term, full of adventures in some of our favourite places. When I was looking through the photos at the weekend there was one theme that flowed through all the days, not including my son’s bright red coat of course! … Continue reading »

Emu Eyes – My Sunday Photo 180218

Emu Eyes - My Sunday Photo 180218

Emu Eyes – My Sunday Photo 180218

Project 365 2018 Week 7

Project 365 2018 Week 7

Project 365 2018 Week 7 Day 42 – 48 – half term adventures await! Sunday 11th February – Day 42 We had one of those days that didn’t quite go as planned but was meant to be. I’d been looking at local places to visit for snowdrops a few weeks… Continue reading »