Revisiting Beale Park

Revisiting Beale Park

Time flies by and no matter how good my intentions are to revisit places, sometimes it just doesn’t happen quite as quickly as I’d envisaged.  We were trying to arrange a meet up with my oldest friend, godmum to my son, and she suggested somewhere she’d found on the internet. … Continue reading »

Exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo (invited to review)

Exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo

On Saturday we got to have the perfect day out for us, one that involved Lego and wild animals.  What more can you ask for?  We got to spend time exploring the Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo which opened that day, and is now running until 7th January 2019. The… Continue reading »

Tiger Cub hunting at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Tiger Cub hunting at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

It’s not a big secret that I live big cats just as much as my son loves giraffes.  Spending a day at a wildlife park or zoo is a perfect day out for us and something we do fairly regularly I guess.  Recently we returned to one of our absolute… Continue reading »

Exploring ZSL London Zoo #Zoolife

Exploring ZSL London Zoo

We recently spent a family day out exploring ZSL London Zoo and we really did pack a lot into our day. Our capital’s zoo was my first experience of animals from around the world, back in the early 1970’s.  I can still remember seeing Guy the Gorilla, the Giant Panda’s… Continue reading »

Exploring Chimpanzee Eden and beyond at Twycross Zoo

Exploring Chimpanzee Eden and beyond at Twycross Zoo

On Sunday we dug out our waterproofs, dusted off our boots and headed up the motorway in the pouring rain.  Having barely seen a cloud for two months, the change in the weather was a bit of a shock.  Would the animals come out to play as we spent a… Continue reading »

Enjoying Christmas at Marwell Zoo #ChristmasAtMarwell

Enjoying Christmas at Marwell Zoo

My son turns 8 in a couple of weeks and so this time of year is extra magical for us.  He’s still very much a believer in Father Christmas and we are counting down the days until Berry the Elf comes to stay again on 1st December  .On Sunday we… Continue reading »