Days out

Christmas Bricktacular at Legoland Windsor

We hadn’t told the girls that we were going to see Father Christmas at Legoland ahead of time. Jessica, I think, would have guessed as soon as she realised we…

The joys of jumping in muddy puddles

The walk to preschool is the most fun thing ever at the moment as far as my two-year old is concerned. It’s just a five-minute walk but for those few…

An autumn walk at Chiltern Open Air Museum

As winter edges closer, our favourite places are now closing for the winter. A beautiful autumn day gave us the perfect opportunity to have one last day out at Chiltern…

Birthday fun at the park

With Daddy being away on Sophie’s birthday, I decided against organising a birthday party and instead opted for a bit of an “open house” instead so that everyone who wanted…

Outdoor fun at Apple Day

Every year one of the farms near my in-laws’ house holds its Apple Day – a fun family day with various stalls for local groups and charities, raising money for…

Legoland: the best bits (from a preschooler’s perspective)

Now that Autumn is here, our preschool pass is valid again and we have been making the most of being able to go back to Legoland. We’ve been so many…

Petersfield Physic Garden

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Petersfield High Street, half-hidden between the shops, lies a quiet oasis of beauty and tranquility. Petersfield Physic Garden is the perfect…

A walk along the river

I love discovering new places to explore – taking a wander down a little lane and finding out where it leads. This week’s new discovery was a little footpath at…

Castle Rushen

During our holiday on the Isle of Man, we visited Castle Rushen, which is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe. It was built in the late 13th…

The Great Laxey Wheel

During our holiday on the Isle of Man over the summer, we visited the Great Laxey Wheel, which is the biggest working waterwheel in the world. It was designed by…