One of the things I love about doing various treasure trails and hunts is the little places that we discover along the way – the hidden parks, monuments or interesting places to visit. Our recent Shaun in the City trail in Bristol led us to the lovely St Werburghs City… View Post

Shaun in the City: Bristol

Shaun in the City: Bristol

Having managed to find all 50 Shaun the Sheep sculptures when they were in London, we couldn’t resist the challenge to complete the set and find the ones in Bristol too. The first weekend after they arrived in Bristol, we headed off to try and find as many as we… View Post

Party in the Park

Party in the Park

With the local recreational ground being just a few minutes’ walk from our house, it is impossible to miss when Party in the Park is on in the summer. Our road is full of parked cars and we can hear the music from the stage from inside the house (lovely… View Post

Charlie Jones Foundation Family Fun Day

Charlie Jones Foundation Family Fun Day

There are several fundraising events for charities close to our heart that we try to attend every year and the Charlie Jones Foundation Family Fun Day is one of them. It’s a charity that was set up by heart parents Donna and Dean Jones after the death of their 5-month… View Post

Fun at Legoland

Fun at Legoland

One of the best things about having an annual pass for Legoland is that it takes the pressure off when we visit. It doesn’t matter if Jessica decides that she “doesn’t like” going on certain rides or if there is a long queue for something – we can always go… View Post

Shaun in the City: London

Shaun in the City: London

When we first heard about the Shaun in the City trail coming to London, shortly after completing our Book Bench challenge, we knew that this was a challenge we wanted to take on. 50 different Shaun the Sheep sculptures placed around central London to find. We were away on holiday… View Post

Golden lock gates

Golden lock gates

When we were compiling our list of gold postboxes to visit around the country as part of our Olympic and Paralympic gold postbox challenge, we also discovered that two sets of lock controls had been painted gold in celebration of the gold medals won by British rowers. One sunny afternoon,… View Post