Exploring Boarstall Duck Decoy and Claydon

Exploring Boarstall Duck Decoy and Claydon

Much of the Easter holidays were spent in wellies, boots and waterproofs but the weather certainly wasn’t going to stop us having fun and spending time with friends.  We’d had a date in the diary for some time to spend a day with my friend L and her son C… Continue reading »

A family break at Chicheley Hall

A family break at Chicheley Hall

Life is often rather manic here and with a husband who is rarely home, we don’t get to spend much quality time together.  So when we were offered the chance to enjoy a family break at Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire recently, I jumped at the chance.  My eight year old son… Continue reading »

Discovering Pitstone Windmill

Discovering Pitstone Windmill

You may recall that we recently visited the National Trust run Ashridge Estate recently.  It’s somewhere i just know we will be getting to know more over the next few years.  As we were heading home I we realised that we had an ideal opportunity to visit somewhere else close… Continue reading »

Snowdrop spotting at Stowe

Snowdrop spotting at Stowe

I’m so relieved that January is done and dusted for another year.  I’m really not a fan of the first month of the year.  Long dark, dreary grey days with minimal colour to brighten the spirits.  The weather had been particularly rubbish over the weekends or we’d had indoor commitments. … Continue reading »

Enjoying Waddesdon Imaginarium on New Years Eve

Enjoying Waddesdon Imaginarium on New Years Eve

Waddesdon Manor has been a regular haunt since we first joined the National Trust when my son was really small.  We live fairly close by and are often to be found enjoying the grounds and admiring the beautiful exterior of the house.  We’d had such a manic build up to… Continue reading »

By the light of the moon – My Sunday Photo 070118

By the light of the moon - My Sunday Photo 070118

By the light of the moon – My Sunday Photo 070118 We visited the Waddesdon Imaginarium on New Years Eve, complete with full moon.  It was a magical evening.