Revisiting Green Dragon Eco Farm

Revisiting Green Dragon Eco Farm

Are you guilty of visiting somewhere, enjoying it, vowing to go back soon and then it never quite happens?  I know I am and this was proved once again when my son and I spent his recent inset day revisiting Green Dragon Eco Farm in Buckinghamshire. It’s hard to believe that it has been over…Continue reading Revisiting Green Dragon Eco Farm

Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

It’s very rare that I get to enjoy time without my son in tow, and just as rare for me to be out and about without my DSLR camera.  But last weekend I was staying with my best friend in Derbyshire and I’d made a conscious decision not to pack my big camera.  I did…Continue reading Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

rolling down a hill

Rolling down a hill #50thingstodo

As I mentioned in a recent Project 365 post, my son is getting to that age where getting him out of the house isn’t always as easy as it used to be.  Even when the suggested destination is somewhere he’s always loved.  Nine and a half, going on fourteen it seems at the moment, with…Continue reading Rolling down a hill #50thingstodo

Exploring War on the Line at the Watercress Line

Exploring War on the Line at the Watercress Line

You may recall my recent preview post explaining what we’d be doing on Father’s Day this year.  After the getting drenched on Saturday, we were keeping everything crossed that the weather would be better on Sunday so we could fully enjoy a day exploring War on the Line at the Watercress Line. The Hampshire heritage…Continue reading Exploring War on the Line at the Watercress Line

Enjoying Open Farm Sunday in Duns Tew

Enjoying Open Farm Sunday in Duns Tew

I love the concept of Open Farm Sunday where farms across the country open their doors to the general public for the day giving us the opportunity to learn more about farming in our area.  last year my son couldn’t be convinced to visit anywhere I suggested but this year I spotted something that I…Continue reading Enjoying Open Farm Sunday in Duns Tew

Khari giraffe

Seeing a baby giraffe at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Whilst my personal wild animal favourites are tigers and elephants, my nine-year-old son has developed a deep love of giraffes over the years and they are always top of his ‘must see’ list on any zoo or wildlife park visit. We had meant to have a zoo visit on my birthday in April but it…Continue reading Seeing a baby giraffe at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo