Exploring Adderbury Lakes Nature Reserve

Exploring Adderbury Lakes Nature Reserve

I’m ashamed to say that I’ve lived in and around North Oxfordshire for over thirty-six years and I’d missed out on visiting a little gem on our doorstep all that time.  When I saw a friend’s post on Facebook recently talking about somewhere on the outskirts of Banbury I was quick to Google to find […]

Back to School ready with Banbury Gateway Shopping Park

Back to School ready with Banbury Gateway Shopping Park

We’ve got just over two weeks to go until my son starts Year Four and the summer holidays are racing by.  We still need to fit in a hair cut at some point but we’ve spent this morning getting back to school ready with Banbury Gateway Shopping Park.  The retail and leisure park opened in October […]

Creative Terrarium Workshop with Hillier Garden Centre in Banbury

Creative Terrarium Workshop with Hillier Garden Centre in Banbury

Did you know that Hillier Garden Centres are running hands-on gardening workshops throughout the year?  I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have my Mum’s green fingers, so any help I can get is much appreciated.  Earlier this week we were invited along to the Creative Terrarium Workshop with Hillier Garden Centre in Banbury. […]

Project 365 2017 Week 47

Project 365 2017 Week 47

Project 365 2017 Week 47 Day 323 – 329  Roll on Spring, daylight and warmer days! Sunday 19th November – Day 323 We’d been invited to Marwell Zoo for the day to enjoy their Christmas Experience, which was really magical.  The sun came out as we spent time walking round the zoo and I got some […]

Cinderella and The Glass Slipper

Cinderella and The Glass Slipper

We’d really been looking forward to the week leading up to Christmas, and had lots of festive activities planned, and then Monkey was poorly.  Luckily the team at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury re-arranged our tickets so Monkey could still go to the ball and see Cinderella and The Glass Slipper. The Creation Theatre Company production of Cinderella […]

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Alfie White: Space Explorer at The Mill Arts Centre

Last Saturday Monkey and I caught the train to Banbury.  My little adventurer was going to see Alfie White: Space Explorer at The Mill Arts Centre. Monkey loves anything to do with space and has his own rocket ship, so I knew he’d be excited to see the show.  We’ve seen a few performances at The […]