Celebrating Outdoor Classroom Day with a garden bug hunt

Celebrating Outdoor Classroom Day with a garden bug hunt #EmbraceDirt

Regular readers of the blog will know that my Dad is an amateur entomologist.  My brother and I spent a lot of our childhood outdoors, looking for mini beasts with our Dad.  For us it was just normal to walk for miles, with butterfly nets in hand, searching for anything that moved.  I think we […]

Gazillion Incredibubble Wand

Gazillion Incredibubble Wand

Who doesn’t love blowing bubbles?  It’s one of those timeless joys isn’t it.  if I’m honest, I was quite gutted when Monkey was old enough to blow bubbles for himself.  As with most things, the world of bubble blowing has advanced somewhat from the small, plain bottles I had as a child.  We stepped things […]

A new house for Mothers Day

A new house for Mothers Day

Did that get your attention?  A New house for Mothers Day – are we moving house?  Sadly not, but I am now advertising for some tenants to move into a plush new residence, purpose-built, a room with a view.  What is she talking about?  Well, regular readers will know of my love of hedgehogs and […]

Prickles the Hedgehog

Prickles the Hedgehog

As I told you recently, I got a little bit lost at some point last year and personal posts were getting harder to fit in on the blog with other things I’d committed to.  I’d loved writing posts for PODCast and the What’s The Story? linky but my computer with all my photos died and […]

Big Garden Birdwatch

Big Garden Birdwatch 25-26 January 2014 #birdwatch

I’m not a big one for presents for me at Christmas, I’d rather money be spent on children than myself.  But last Christmas I had a very specific request for Father Christmas. PLEASE could I have a new bird table.  You all know that I love wildlife and Monkey and I have been having fun […]