Liebster Awards

I’m rather humbled and (also thrilled) to have been nominated for a Liebster Award by All you need is love (and cake).  Thank you 🙂 I hadn’t come across this award before, but it appears that the aim of this award is to help new bloggers build up their audience… Continue reading »

We’re going on a …… Snail Hunt

As you know from an earlier post I grew up being inspired by my father to love nature and appreciate the world around me.  I always try to point out animals, birds and insects etc to Monkey whenever we are off on our travels and on our pre-school walks we… Continue reading »

What’s in a name?

How did you decide on the names for your little ones? I was given my Auntie’s middle name as my first name, and my  paternal Granny’s middle name as my middle name.  I’ve spent 45 years wishing that they were the other way round! We didn’t know whether we were… 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 »

How do you buy your kid’s toys and games these days?

Time is so precious these days isn’t it?  I don’t know about you but I’m always on the lookout for a bargain.  I’m a stay at home Mum and money is VERY tight. I do love looking round the shops (without Monkey if I can – so much easier!!).  I… Continue reading »