War on the Line with the Watercress Line

War on the Line with the Watercress Line – AD preview post

We’re going to be doing something a little different this year for Father’s Day as we’ve been invited to spend the day enjoying War on the Line with the Watercress Line.  I know the heritage railway line well from my own childhood, and it’s somewhere we’ve visited a few times over the years with our […]

Discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo

Discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo – AD invited to review

I can’t think of a more perfect day out for us than one that involves, fresh air, animals and Lego.  We spent Tuesday discovering BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire and even a slightly drizzly day couldn’t dampen our spirits. We really enjoy visits to Marwell Zoo, it’s very walkable with good viewing areas for […]

Enjoying Marwell Zoo and the Great Bricks Safari

Enjoying Marwell Zoo and the Great Bricks Safari

Have you ever visited somewhere and wondered how on earth you’ve never been there before?  I’ve seen signs for Marwell Zoo so many times but always when we’ve been on the way to somewhere else, and have never had the time to stop.  Finally I put that to rights, and I’m so glad I did. […]

Spending a birthday at Mottisfont

Spending a birthday at Mottisfont

As a child I loved it when my birthday fell within the school Easter holidays. Now it’s nice when I can get to share my day with Monkey.  This year I’d decided to treat us both to an overnight stay in Bournemouth, so I could wake up on my last 40 something birthday by the seaside. […]

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

I’ve mentioned before about our attachment to the Watercress Line in Hampshire.  Daddy P used to take his Dad there for their War Days events. I grew up in Farnham, so this was our local heritage line.  We’ve taken Monkey a few times now, and seeing Bittern there last year before it went into refurb […]

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 081115

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 081115

A couple of weeks ago we were down in Hampshire for the day celebrating Daddy P’s birthday.  We spent most of the day on the Watercress Line, but popped out to have lunch at Hinton Ampner, and to explore the grounds of the National Trust property. We’d missed the rain showers but the flowers hadn’t. […]