The B&W Photography Project Week 9 #bwphotoproject

The B&W Photography Project Week 9

My The B&W Photography Project Week 9 with PODCast and I’m following on from last weeks post with more nostalgia. Rather than trains I picked a beautiful old car that we spotted on a recent trip to the National Trust property – Nuffield Place. I can imagine going on the London to Brighton rally in… Continue reading »

Hughenden – summer of fun


Catching up on many of our summer of fun activities again.  We recently visited Bekonscot Model Village and on our way home we used our National Trust membership to visit Hughenden; once home to Benjamin Disraeli.   Now having Monkey with us means that a tour of a house, stately or otherwise is… Continue reading »

Project 365 Week 35

Project 365 Week 35

Joining in with TheBoyAndMe and her linky 365 Project  A Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year!  Project 365 – Week 35 Days 236-242. Sunday 24th August – Day 236 We visited a couple of National Trust properties today; Greys Court and Nuffield Place. Monkey got a certificate at Nuffield Place for finding all… Continue reading »

Charlecote Park with friends #CountryKids

Charlecote Park with friends

Someone asked a question recently – what has blogging given you?  The confidence to believe in myself again, new skills, wonderful opportunities for us as a family.  But actually the best thing it’s given me is friends, some still in the virtual world, but some I’ve met, and had lots of laughs… Continue reading »

A nature walk around Stowe Gardens #CountryKids

A nature walk around Stowe Gardens

You may remember that Monkey and I visited Stowe Gardens earlier in the year.  We decided to return with Daddy P awhile ago to walk around the Eleven Acre Lake.  It was time for a nature walk around Stowe Gardens. Spookily, I’d recently commented on my lack of memory when… Continue reading »

Polesden Lacey #CountryKids

Polesden Lacey

Now we’ve rejoined the National Trust I have a long list of places I want to explore.  One such place is Polesden Lacey in Surrey.  I’ve seen the signs for it for years, as I’ve passed on the way to visit my Great Aunt.  Never quite made it, but a… Continue reading »