#CountryKids Fun in the Sun

We’ve spent most of our free time this week at home, in the garden, and specifically in the paddling pool! So nice to finally get it out, pump it up and fill it with water, and on Monkey’s request, top it up with his ball pit balls. Simple fun in… Continue reading »

Photo of the week – week 22

We have a fascination in this house with mini beasts and snails! Monkey and I were in the garden on Wednesday and he found a snail moving through the grass.  It kept him captivated for ages, especially as it was so active.  He was enthralled by its slow slithery movement… Continue reading »

We’re going to the Zoo, zoo, zoo :)

On Tuesday I took Monkey to Whipsnade Zoo. We’ve made this an annual trip since he was six months old, and meet up with one of Gramp’s cousins when we are there.  I used Tesco Day’s out vouchers so it makes it a reasonable day out for us. It’s been… Continue reading »

A trip to the bottom of the ocean

A trip to the bottom of the ocean – We love SEA LIFE Aquariums in this house, so much so, that we took Monkey to SEA LIFE in Birmingham for his 2nd birthday last December.  It was Monkey’s first experience of sting rays and sharks and he was fascinated. So… Continue reading »

A wonderful day out at the Tractor Ted Farm Show

To say that Monkey has been looking forward to today ever since I told him we had tickets for the Tractor Ted Farm Show, would be an understatement.  It is all he has talked about for the last week – so expectations were rather high when we left home this… 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 »