Abbey Pumping Station Museum #CountryKids

Abbey Pumping Station Museum

Back in the summer Monkey and I were staying in Leicester.  We’d visited the National Space Centre first thing, but Monkey got really spooked with dark downstairs display area.  It soon became clear we wouldn’t be spending as much time at the museum as I’d hoped. After we’d paid our… Continue reading »

Oxford University Museum of Natural History #CountryKids

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Back during the half term holidays Monkey and I went out for the day with a couple of his NCT buddies, S and B, their nanny, and her little boy O.  We caught the bus and went to Oxford.  The kids loved it, I have to admit that going on… Continue reading »

A trip to STEAM – choo! choo!

We all love trains in this house, so when Monkey’s Godmummy suggested meeting up at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, in Swindon we thought it was a great idea. Swindon is just over an hour away from us, and we set off yesterday morning in Oxfordshire’s unexpected… Continue reading »