Outdoor fun

Planting Sophie’s rose

After Jessica was born, we planted a ‘Pretty Jessica’ rose in our garden for her and it bloomed for the first time last year. We recently ordered a new rose…

Denham Country Park

Denham Country Park is an area of meadow and woodland situated between the Grand Union Canal, the River Misbourne and the River Colne. Hubby grew up nearby and enjoyed cycling…

We’re going on a bear hunt

Having found the 50 book benches across London over the summer, we’d intended to do the same with the Paddington Bear statues once they appeared but somehow we never managed…

A walk around Black Park

With the weather becoming colder and greyer, we’ve not been out and about so much – other than travelling to various groups and classes, or going shopping. One of the…

Seeing the Christmas lights

After being cooped up at home for most of the week due to Sophie being poorly, it was a relief to finally get out of the house towards the end…

Sophie steps out at the park

After dropping Jessica’s health forms off at preschool ready for her to start in January, we decided to go home via the park. It had been a bit of a…

Walking in a winter wonderland

We had a couple of days earlier this week going to visit Nanny and had an afternoon out visiting Keydell Nurseries near where Nanny lives. Each year, Keydell’s has a…

The Lion at the Lido

Jessica was very excited when she spotted a lion on a walk around Ruislip Lido recently. Grown-ups would probably have called it a rough collie but that’s much less exciting.…

Last day of the season at Legoland

It’s been lovely having an annual pass for Legoland this year (thank you hubby – was a great birthday present!) and we’ve enjoyed lots of days out there since May.…

A birthday girl at the park

One of Sophie’s birthday presents was a trike from Grandma and Grandad and as the weather was particularly nice on Sophie’s birthday, we headed off to the park in the…