Outdoor fun

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…

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…