Eating out at Beefeater Applecart Didcot

Beefeater Applecart Didcot

January has to be my least favourite month of the year.  It’s cold, dark, often wet and just a let down after all the fun and festivities of December.  We’d had a really up and down week here last week.  A terrible start to the week, but my son had… Continue reading »

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

People always laugh when they discover that considering how close to Oxford I’ve lived for well over thirty years, that until my son was born eight years ago, I’d rarely ever visited or county town.  Since my son arrived on the scene we visited the numerous museums countless times but… Continue reading »

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

The first time we ever took my son to see Santa was at the Bicester Avenue branch of Wyevale Garden Centres.  I can still picture his face as we held his little hand as he wandered around the trail before meeting the big man for the very first time.  Roll… Continue reading »

Enjoying Christmas at Blenheim #ChristmasAtBlenheim

Enjoying Christmas at Blenheim

As regular readers will know, we’ve been going to Blenheim Palace ever since my son was a baby.  It’s gone from being a weekly NCT meet up point, to somewhere to run around and let off steam at the weekends and during school holidays.  It holds a very special place… Continue reading »

Exploring the River and Rowing Museum

Exploring the River and Rowing Museum

Back in the summer we spent some time exploring the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames.  It’s somewhere I’d heard lots of good things about and had been on our to do list for ages.  We had a free day, and I decided we’d head down to Henley nice and early… Continue reading »

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill – review and family meal giveaway

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill

With it being half term and Daddy P’s birthday on Tuesday we decided to celebrate by having a meal out at The Fox Inn at Boars Hill.  Situated some six miles south of Oxford City Centre on the outskirts of Boars Hill village the pub dates back to the 1930’s. There’s… Continue reading »