Animal tracks trail at Stowe Landscape Gardens

Animal tracks trail at Stowe Landscape a Gardens

We weren’t going to let a freezing cold morning stop us having an adventure last week during half term. Monkey and I wrapped up warm and headed off to his happy place ready to do some detective work. It was time to test his observation skills with the Animal Tracks… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 81

Chimneys at Waddesdon Manor in Black and White

The B&W Photography Project Week 81 and this week it’s all about looking up.  We’re lucky enough to live pretty close to Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire and the manor house is stunning.  You really do have to keep looking up to admire the intricate stonework, the details are just beautiful.  

Sticks and cake at Waddesdon Manor

Sticks and cake at Waddesdon Manor

Knowing we would be indoors all day on Sunday at a museum, Monkey and I were both in need of some fresh air last Saturday.  We were somewhat relieved to see the rain clouds pass and blue skies emerge Saturday morning, so we packed up the car and headed out… Continue reading »

Stowe Landscape Gardens – Monkey’s happy place #Countrykids

Stowe Landscape Gardens

My plan for the Christmas holidays was to take things slowly, not to rush around the country like a loony (my normal holiday style) and to just have a quiet break with Monkey. We always find the first term back at school challenging, throw in his birthday and all that… Continue reading »

Waddesdon Manor at twilight #CountryKids

Project 365 2015 Week 48 Sun

Waddesdon Manor at twilight is a sight to behold. The sight of the house as you leave the courtesy bus and walk down the drive is a marvel at any time of year. But on the run up to Christmas, there is something special about the view, throw in Christmas trees… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 66 #bwphotoproject

The B&W Photography Project Week 66

The B&W Photography Project Week 66 with PODCast and this week I’m sharing a photo I took in May 2008.  It’s one of those annoying situations where I know I took it in May, I know I was with my Mum’s brother and sister, and it was in Buckinghamshire. But where exactly?  Who knows!… Continue reading »