Tractor Ted Farm show – Sunday 9th June 2013

We are really excited to be working with Tractor Ted at the moment.  Monkey absolutely loves Tractor Ted, who teaches children about farms; the machinery, animals, produce and seasons.  Children learn in a fun, but very factual way and he has become a big hit here, with my tractor and… Continue reading »

Flitter, Flutter, Butterflies

What an awful day it was yesterday weatherwise!  Rain, rain and more rain 🙁 Luckily Monkey and I had already decided on an indoor trip out with a special family friend.  I’d ordered some Days Out Vouchers with my Tesco Reward points, we picked our friend up en route and… Continue reading »

Walking on the bottom of the sea – me???

Walking on the bottom of the sea

If you’ve read my previous post you will know that I have a rather big fear of water. So walking on the bottom of the sea – me??? Hardly likely! I’ve been going through all my old photographs recently, (there are 1000’s) trying to make some space on our bookshelves… 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 »

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 »