Project 365 2019 Week 5

Project 365 2019 Week 5

Project 365 2019 Week 5 Day 27 – 33 Sunday 27th January – Day 27 We were shattered after our long day out yesterday and hadn’t opened our post.  This was a nice surprise for my son.  He received his first National Trust passport certificate, it comes with a key page telling him where each…Continue reading Project 365 2019 Week 5

Project 365 2018 Week 9

Project 365 2018 Week 9

Project 365 2018 Week 9 Day 56 – 62 Sunday 25th February – Day 56 The sun was shining but it was bitterly cold again.  We’d picked up details of a number of local walks when we’d visited Calke Abbey yesterday and we decided to pop along to Dimminsdale Nature Reserve.  We’d driven past the…Continue reading Project 365 2018 Week 9

Project 365 2017 Week 49-50

Project 365 2017 Week 49-50

Project 365 2017 Week 49-50 Day 337 – 350 Sunday 3rd December – Day 337 Daddy P and Monkey were meant to have spent the morning Christmas shopping, and I’d planned to wrap Monkey’s birthday presents when they were out.  But Daddy P was shattered so it just didn’t happen. In the late afternoon we headed…Continue reading Project 365 2017 Week 49-50

Walking in the snow in Salcey Forest

The B&W Photography Project Week 79

The B&W Photography Project Week 79 and this week I’m carrying on with the weekend theme of snow.  You might have noticed that I’ve changed the header of the blog again as I wasn’t happy with the stretched appearance of our Stowe shot.  I took the new shot at Salcey Forest last Sunday, and Monkey…Continue reading The B&W Photography Project Week 79

Ivy in the Snow

Ivy in the Snow – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 240116

There was great excitement here this time last week. Snow! Ok, not a lot of snow I grant you, but enough to see Monkey get dressed at lightning speed so he could get out in the garden and explore.  Whilst he got down to making the smallest snowman in the entire universe, I wandered around…Continue reading Ivy in the Snow – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 240116

Salcey Forest Stick Man Trail

Winter wonderland adventures in Salcey Forest #weloveforests

When your 6 year old son wakes you up bright and early on a Sunday morning, shouting ‘Mummy it’s snowed, EVERYWHERE!’ you know you’ve timed things just right for some Winter wonderland adventures in Salcey Forest. We’d been wanting to try out the Stick Man Trail since it was launched at the back-end of last year…Continue reading Winter wonderland adventures in Salcey Forest #weloveforests