A Christening #magicmoments

I’d had an idea for this week’s #MagicMoment but then changed my mind after Sunday. On Sunday we were invited to the Christening of one of our ‘second generation’ NCT children.  As you’ll know from a previous post, our NCT group is very close and we see each other a… 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 »

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 – a visit to The Butterfly Farm

Flitter, Flutter, Butterflies - a visit to The Butterfly Farm

What an awful day it was yesterday weatherwise!  Rain, rain and more rain.  It was a day that called for an adventure of the Flitter, Flutter, Butterflies variety.  Luckily my son and I had already decided on an indoor trip out with a special family friend.  I’d ordered some Days Out… Continue reading »

We’re going on a Snail Hunt

Those immortal words!

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 my son whenever we are off on our travels and on our pre-school walks… Continue reading »

Choo Choo – off to Didcot Railway Centre we go

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 »