Steam Train adventures on the Severn Valley Railway

Steam Train adventures on the Severn Valley Railway

We love our heritage railway adventures here, since my son was two years old his birthday day out has always features a steam train somewhere across the country.  He’s nearly nine now and his love is growing for these majestic machines.  But I’ve realised I don’t often actually share those… Continue reading »

Peter’s Railway book bundle giveaway

Peter's Railway book bundle giveaway

If you read my post last week about the BookTrust Time to Read campaign, you will have noticed that we brought my son’s love of steam trains alive with his Peter’s Railway book and a visit to the Severn Valley Railway.  With a reluctant independent reader I’m always on the… Continue reading »

Bringing books to life with BookTrust Time to Read #TimetoRead

Bringing books to life with BookTrust Time to Read

I’ve been an avid bookworm for as long as I can remember.  I just can’t imagine a world without books playing a dominant role.  It’s a passion that I’ve been trying to pass on to my son since he was a baby.  He’s always been surrounded by books and I’ve… Continue reading »

Not dressing up – Living Arrows

Not dressing up - Living Arrows

It’s no secret that World Book Day isn’t the biggest of hits in this house.  Although, if you remember we did have a change last year when my son went to school dressed as Hiccup from How to Train Your Dragon.  I thought he might actually be happy to dress… Continue reading »