A day spent tracking dinosaurs in Staffordshire

A day spent tracking dinosaurs in Staffordshire

We were spending a few days with my best friend earlier this week, and we got to do something a little unusual. A day spent Tracking dinosaurs in Staffordshire no less, and you can imagine how much fun Monkey had. I’ve been wanting to take Monkey to visit the National Forest… Continue reading »

A day of fun at Countryfile Live

A day of fun at Countryfile Live

On Sunday we got to have a day of fun at Countryfile Live, which was being held at Blenheim Palace.  It was the last day of the four-day event and we were all looking forward to exploring.  You may recall that I attended the recent press day, where I got to go… Continue reading »

A first visit to Oxford University Parks

A first visit to Oxford University Parks

Considering how close we live to Oxford, I really haven’t explored the city very much.  I keep meaning to take Monkey on one of the open top bus tours so we can both learn a little more about a county city.  A couple of months ago we were there to… Continue reading »

Walking to Breedon on the Hill

Walking to Breedon on the Hill

Whenever we drive to my best friends you can’t help but notice the church at Breedon on the Hill on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. It stands high above the landscape on an outcrop of rock. It almost looks as if at some point in time long ago it emerged from the earth… Continue reading »

Exploring Chastleton House

Exploring Chastleton House

Last Sunday we were in the Cotswolds to review a pub lunch and I was looking for somewhere to visit in the afternoon.  We’ve been to the area lots of times over the year but I was really looking for somewhere new to go.  Then the penny dropped, it was… Continue reading »

A trip to Stoke Wood

A trip to Stoke Wood

Last Saturday Monkey and I were having a bit of a lazy day, we’d spent the morning catching up with some homework and had fun with some craft projects.  But we both needed a bit of fresh air, it was already past lunch time and I didn’t fancy driving far,… Continue reading »