Walking around Brill #Countrykids

Walking around Brill

I’m as guilty as the next person of not enjoying what is right under my nose.  We are surrounded by lovely countryside here and really it’s very easy to get outdoors without travelling a long distance.  Earlier this month we did just that, and spent an afternoon walking around Brill,… Continue reading »

Walking with a good friend #CountryKids

Walking with a good friend

My best friend lives in Derbyshire and Monkey and I visit her as often as we can. She lives near a disused railway line which we often explore. On this visit we decided to leave the railway line itself and follow a footpath through the fields.  It was time to… Continue reading »

My Spanish Country Kid

My Spanish Country Kid

I promised Fiona at Coombe Mill that I’d have a Spanish theme for a Country Kids post following our trip to my parents last month – well here it is.  Monkey is my Spanish Country Kid, enjoying time with Guru Gramps, our resident bug hunter and his Granny. Monkey’s first… Continue reading »

Otmoor Nature Reserve

Otmoor Nature Reserve

You know that moment when you find a hidden gem on your doorstep, that was how I felt after our recent visit to Otmoor Nature Reserve.  The reserve is run by the RSPB who had kindly sent us a pass and a DK Books Spot the Bird for our adventure. … Continue reading »

Hi Ho, Hi Ho It’s off to the Farm we go

Friends have been recommending we try Cotswold Farm Park for ages, we ran out of weekend’s last year, so we finally decided to go last weekend while Daddy P was off for a few days.  He’s also a big fan of BBC Countryfile and was rather interested to learn that… Continue reading »