Shakespeare's Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace – AD Gifted tickets

During the summer holidays, we were invited along to a performance by Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace.  There were four different plays on offer; Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer’s Night Dream and Richard III.  I love watching Shakespeare being performed and as much as I’d have liked to watch one of the more…Continue reading Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace – AD Gifted tickets

Buckinghamshire Folk Tales

Buckinghamshire Folk Tales – AD sent for review and giveaway

You may recall that earlier this year I introduced you to Forest Folk Tales for Children. Carrying on with this theme, today I’m sharing the newly released Buckinghamshire Folk Tales with you.  Written by Terrie Howey and published through The History Press last month, the 224-page paperback book shares stories from all over the county.…Continue reading Buckinghamshire Folk Tales – AD sent for review and giveaway

Calke Explore

Project 365 2019 Week 36

Project 365 2019 Week 36 Day 244 – 250 Sunday 1st September – Day 244 We headed down to the coast bright and early to enjoy a day at the Bournemouth Air Festival.  It costs £10 to use the park and ride and the event itself is free.  So we carried our camp chairs and…Continue reading Project 365 2019 Week 36

Enjoying Calke Explore

Enjoying Calke Explore

Whenever we stay with my best friend up in Derbyshire we normally spend time at Calke Abbey.  Whether it’s to enjoy a woodland walk, visit the gardens or run through the garden tunnel.  It’s somewhere my son always enjoys as much as we do.  When we visited earlier in the week before school started back…Continue reading Enjoying Calke Explore

The Bastille Spy

The Bastille Spy – AD sent for review

I finished the school holidays with a really good historical crime thriller.  I can thoroughly recommend The Bastille Spy, the latest novel from C S Quinn which was published through Corvus in August.  It’s a real page-turner and a story that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading. It’s Paris, the year is 1789 and the country is…Continue reading The Bastille Spy – AD sent for review

The Year Five journey begins

The Year Five journey begins

I’ve taken time off from the blog over the last few weeks to spend every free moment with my son when I haven’t been working, so it’s been a bit quiet in this little space.  The end of the school holidays came along way too fast for us and I wasn’t really prepared for this…Continue reading The Year Five journey begins