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…Continue reading Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line
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.…Continue reading Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 081115
The B&W Photography Project Week 69 with PODCast and today hopefully I will actually get to link the post up! Last Saturday was Daddy P’s birthday and shock horror, he took the weekend off work! We love our steam trains, and Monkey has become obsessed with the A4 class of steam trains over the last new months. I’d tracked…Continue reading The B&W Photography Project Week 69 #bwphotoproject
Over the last couple of years I’ve become friends with Tina at The Soup Dragons Says and we were lucky enough to stay with them last summer when we both went to an event at Butlins with our boys. Sadly we don’t live close enough to each other to meet up often but we decided…Continue reading The Vyne #CountryKids
Wow, it’s 13th April, where did those 2 weeks go? Monkey went back to school today after an action packed Easter holiday. I took a much-needed break from the blog to enjoy every moment with him and to have some chill out time in the evenings. So what did we get up to? We certainly…Continue reading Where did those 2 weeks go?
I think it’s fairly obvious to you all, that we love steam and traction engines. We’re always on the lookout for a new Steam Rally to visit, exhibition to explore or a new Steam Train ride to take. We recently discovered a wonderful place that combines both steam and traction engines – Hollycombe – Steam in…Continue reading Hollycombe – Steam in the Country #CountryKids