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Me, hubby, Sophie and Thomas by the "End to Enders" sign at John O'Groats

JoGLE for Jessica – John O’Groats to Glasgow

1.35pm on Thursday – arrival at John O’Groats and the start of our JoGLE for Jessica. First things first – the obligatory photo by the signpost and another by the…

Sophie and Thomas (wearing their JoGLE for Jessica T-shirts) on the train to Wick

JoGLE for Jessica – Getting to the start

The bags were packed, the T shirts had been printed and we were ready to start our JoGLE for Jessica. First of all though, we had to get to John…

A paper heart with "Jessica" on it hanging from a tree and #365daysofgratitude

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Weeks 32 and 33

Since 2016, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 17/08/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

The word 'JoGLE' with a John O'Groats signpost on the J and a Land's End signpost on the L

Friday Focus 16/08/19 – Our JoGLE for Jessica

We’re now back home again after spending six days travelling on trains and buses to go from John O’Groats to Land’s End and home again on our JoGLE for Jessica.…

Sophie and Thomas sitting in a blue chair wearing their "JoGLE for Jessica" T-shirts

Siblings – August 2019

Three years ago today we set out on an adventure. A trip from Land’s End to John O’Groats by bus and train. Jessica and Sophie were 4 and 2 at…

Sophie with three Wee Oor Wullies in Princes Square- Patch, Our Wullie and K C Potter

Exploring Glasgow through Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail

We can never resist a sculpture trail and when we started spotting a couple of the Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail sculptures on our #JoGLEforJessica journey, we knew that we…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 10/08/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

Three giraffes sitting in the long grass

A day out at Port Lympne Reserve and Safari Park with Halo

Halo Children’s Foundation is a local charity which helps support bereaved children. Sophie has been going to their monthly group sessions for just over a year now. She enjoys the…

Hubby with Jessica and Sophie at the End to Enders sign at John O'Groats

JoGLE for Jessica – this year’s summer challenge

Three years ago, we travelled from Land’s End to John O’Groats by bus and train to raise money for Little Hearts Matter. Four days on trains with Jessica and Sophie…