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 »

Stowe Gardens #CountryKids

Stowe Gardens

One of the places I was really looking forward to revisiting now we have rejoined the National Trust is Stowe Gardens.  I hadn’t been since the entrance location had changed and the cafe and toilet facilities had been upgraded.  The facilities had been in much need of updating. So on… Continue reading »

Project 365 – Week 15 and 16

Bravery at the swimming pool

Joining in with TheBoyAndMe and her linky 365 Project  A Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year!  Project 365 – Week 15 and 16 Days 96 –109 . Sunday 6th April – Day 96 We planted some sunflower seeds recently and our first shoots have come through – Monkey… Continue reading »

A birthday at Waddesdon Manor

A birthday at Waddesdon Manor

Last Saturday was my birthday, not one I’ve been looking forward to really!  In my head I’m still in my mid twenties, unfortunately the mirror tells a different tale.  Having seen so many great blog posts about adventures are various National Trust properties I’d decided that it was time to… Continue reading »

Things to do on a budget in January

Things to do on a budget in January

I’m always on the look out for ideas of places to go and things to see.  As unpredictable as our weather is at the moment, it’s great to visit new places. I can certainly recommend Snowdonia, I love it there and can’t wait to take Monkey.  Here is a great… Continue reading »

Being Me for a whole afternoon!

I had a wonderful afternoon on Saturday.  I was actually just ME, for a whole afternoon.  It was wonderful.  Daddy P works such long hours that I rarely get the opportunity to have any sort of social life that doesn’t involve Monkey these days. His niece recently celebrated her 40th… Continue reading »