The Stately Home 1000 piece puzzle from Ravensburger

The Stately Home 1000 piece puzzle from Ravensburger

As you all are probably aware, we do like our days out here, and can often be found at weekends wandering around the grounds of a grand mansion.  I was contacted by Ravensburger recently about their new Days Out range of jigsaw puzzles, my attention was immediately captured and I… Continue reading »

London Town – My Sunday Photo 220718

London Town - My Sunday Photo 220718

London Town – My Sunday Photo 220718

Project 365 2018 Week 29

Project 365 2018 Week 29

Project 365 2018 Week 29 Days 196 – 202 Sunday 15th July – Day 196 We caught an early train down to London and headed to the Postal Museum and Mail Rail, which we all thoroughly enjoyed.  My granddad worked for the Post Office from before WWI until he retired… Continue reading »

Exploring Hidcote for the first time

Exploring Hidcote for the first time

Each year I make a list of National Trust places that we’d like to explore and as my son gets older and copes with longer car journeys we have widened our horizons.  I’d wanted to visit Cotswold Lavender for a while, and realised that we could also tick another NT… Continue reading »

A different boy at Cubs

A different boy at Cubs

On Monday I got to see a different boy at Cubs.  It was my turn to help on the Cubs Parent rota, and my first time.  I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but one thing I was fairly sure of was that my son would stick to me like… Continue reading »

Spinning around with i-TOP

Spinning around with i-TOP

There are some toy concepts which have a timeless appeal and we’ve been having lots of fun with the 21st century version of one of my favourite childhood toys.  As a child I had a spinning top that I could play happily with for hours.  Of course technology has moved… Continue reading »