Outdoor fun

Tower of London poppies

Last week we took a trip to London to see the poppies in the moat at the Tower of London. The moat has been slowly filling with red poppies since…

An Autumn walk

With the autumn weather looking a little brighter one morning this week, we decided it would be a good opportunity to visit one of the parks near us to go…

Just walkin’ in the rain

One of the things on our autumn activities list is to go for a walk in the rain and splash about in puddles. With the recent weather, this has been…

Fun in the garden

We’ve been enjoying these last few days of warm weather and sunshine by spending lots of time out in the garden and enjoying a new outdoor toy – a Little…

Blackberry picking

One of the things on our autumn activities list was to go blackberry picking. As it was a little late in the season for blackberries, we went to a local…

Pansy potting

Most people who know me would agree that gardening is not a skill which comes naturally to me. I have never had a lot of success with plants – pot…

Treasure Trail – Petersfield

Having enjoyed two previous treasure trails around Wantage and Chalfont St Peter, I thought we’d try another in Petersfield, the town where I grew up. This trail was a Spy…

Looking back on summer

Jessica’s birthday marks the end of the summer for us (although with return of some warm sunny weather at the moment, it still feels like summer is lingering for a…

Book Bench Challenge part 4 – Bloomsbury Trail

Our fourth and final book bench trail was the Bloomsbury trail. With just 15 benches left to find, we were determined to finish off our summer Book Bench challenge. Our…

Alton Towers and CBeebies Land

Like a lot of toddlers, Jessica is a huge fan of CBeebies and as soon as we heard that CBeebies Land was coming to Alton Towers, we knew we would…