The day after Jessica’s funeral, we attended the Little Hearts Matter memorial service at the National Memorial Arboretum. Six months on from the last day of her life, we returned for the Little Hearts Matter autumn memorial walk.   For us, the day was about having space to remember Jessica… View Post

Going on a Gromit hunt: Gromit Unleashed 2

Going on a Gromit hunt: Gromit Unleashed 2

The Gromit Unleashed 2 trail has been on our summer activity wishlist ever since we heard it was coming to Bristol. However, with Thomas arriving at the start of the summer holidays, we weren’t sure we would get an opportunity to do it. However, we had a free Sunday towards… View Post

Thomas’s first trip to Chessington World of …

Thomas’s first trip to Chessington World of Adventures

It’s been a little while since our last trip to Chessington. I had hoped to take Sophie for a day out before Thomas arrived but the combination of a heatwave and being heavily pregnant made the prospect of a theme park day out less appealing. We’re now starting to venture… View Post

Exploring Eton with a treasure trail

Exploring Eton with a treasure trail

I love doing treasure trails. They’re great for exploring places, help make a walk more interesting, work well for a variety of ages and are great value for money. With my twin sister and two nieces (aged 14 and 12) visiting, a treasure trail made for an ideal day out.… View Post

Exploring the gardens at Iver Environment Centre

Exploring the gardens at Iver Environment Centre

Iver Environment Centre has been on my list of places to visit for some time. We frequently pass it on the way to Uxbridge. I’ve seen various activities advertised during school holidays but we never quite managed to do any of them. This week, they had an Open Gardens session… View Post