Enjoying Calke Explore

Enjoying Calke Explore

Whenever we stay with my best friend up in Derbyshire we normally spend time at Calke Abbey.  Whether it’s to enjoy a woodland walk, visit the gardens or run through the garden tunnel.  It’s somewhere my son always enjoys as much as we do.  When we visited earlier in the week before school started back…Continue reading Enjoying Calke Explore

Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

It’s very rare that I get to enjoy time without my son in tow, and just as rare for me to be out and about without my DSLR camera.  But last weekend I was staying with my best friend in Derbyshire and I’d made a conscious decision not to pack my big camera.  I did…Continue reading Exploring Melbourne Hall Gardens

Project 365 2019 Week 12

Project 365 2019 Week 12

Project 365 2019 Week 12 Day 76 – 82 Sunday 17th March – Day 76 We sorted out the majority of my son’s packing for his trip, leaving just his toiletries to pack on the day.  He decided he’d best try out his sleeping bag for size. Thankfully it’s still large enough for him. Monday…Continue reading Project 365 2019 Week 12

Walking to Cloud Hill Quarry

Walking to Cloud Hill Quarry

I’ve just been looking over our photos from the summer holidays and realised I’ve barely shared any details about our adventures at all.  We had lots of trips out and about and a couple of staycations here in the UK with friends.  It was a different summer for us, but we still made lots of…Continue reading Walking to Cloud Hill Quarry

Exploring Crich Tramway Village

Exploring Crich Tramway Village

Back in October we spent a day exploring Crich Tramway Village and enjoyed their Starlight Spectacular after dark tram rides.  My son had never been on a tram before and as it was his Dad’s birthday we thought it would make a nice, memorable day out for all concerned. The Crich Tramway Museum is near Matlock…Continue reading Exploring Crich Tramway Village