Enjoying a day at Formula Student

Enjoying a day at Formula Student – AD gifted tickets

As you are all well aware I’m a bit of a motor racing fan and a visit to the British Grand Prix with my brother and nephew is an annual event.  I’ve taken my nine-year-old son to a few events at Silverstone over the years and we were all looking forward to enjoying a day…Continue reading Enjoying a day at Formula Student – AD gifted tickets

Exploring Hazelborough Wood

Exploring Hazelborough Wood

It’s always nice to discover somewhere new which is also close to home.  Over the Easter weekend we were catching up with my brother and SIL in Northamptonshire and they suggested going for a walk not far from where they live.  Bluebells had been spotted so we spent the afternoon exploring Hazelborough Wood with them…Continue reading Exploring Hazelborough Wood

Enjoying the British Grand Prix weekend

Enjoying the British Grand Prix weekend

I’ve realised that other than sharing the odd photo on a Project 365 or My Sunday Photo post, I haven’t actually written about enjoying the British Grand Prix weekend in all the years I’ve been writing the blog.   Formula One has been part of my life for as long as I can remember and the Grand…Continue reading Enjoying the British Grand Prix weekend

Exploring Castle Ashby Gardens

Exploring Castle Ashby Gardens

When we stayed at Chicheley Hall last month I was looking for somewhere we could visit before heading home.  After a family discussion we decided to spend a few hours exploring nearby Castle Ashby Gardens in Northamptonshire. Whilst Castle Ashby House remains the private home of the Marquess of Northampton it is possible to spend time exploring…Continue reading Exploring Castle Ashby Gardens

Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

It’s not big secret that my 7 year old son takes life at his own pace.  He’s often risk averse and no matter how much encouragement he’s given, he isn’t great at trying new things. It’s often left me feeling a little sad for him, especially when he’s missed out on some wonderful opportunities to…Continue reading Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

Having fun at Canons Ashby

Having fun at Canons Ashby

Do you ever find that you’ve lived somewhere for years and missed visiting a total gem that’s right on your doorstep? That’s exactly whats happened to me recently.  I’ve lived in this part of the country for well over 30 years and had never visited a particular National Trust property.  When I realised it was…Continue reading Having fun at Canons Ashby