What happens when it’s time to leave the park but the children are insistent they don’t want to? My Little Mister hides. He’s four years old. This is his hiding place.
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Last week the weather was beastly here, with a cutting wind and skies gun-metal grey for the majority of the day. Last week was also half term. Prior to having children, last week I would’ve mainly stayed indoors waiting for a break in the weather, keeping warm and drinking oodles of tea. But with children Read More
Despite living in Oxfordshire we spend little time in Oxford, so a visit to Oxford Castle was quite special. It’s striking how central the Castle is; right in the heart of the city surrounded by shops and restaurants. Strange to think that until the 1970s it was a High Security prison! Regardless of the chilly Read More
Sitting back in her saddle, feet tucked into stirrups, toes pointing in the air and with short reins, my Mademoiselle launched her & her pony into their first, unaided canter and I’m not sure who was most surprised, me or her?! She’s been riding off and one – more off than on tbc – for Read More
This year I’m determined to spend more one-on-one time with Mademoiselle, as she has recently turned 8yo and is growing up so quickly. Which reminded me of the time just the two of us spent last year attacking Go Ape in Black Park, near Uxbridge. Mademoiselle describes Go Ape as ‘a bit like Tree Fu Read More
Waddesdon Manor is fast becoming one of our Family Go-To favourites. As a National Trust property it has to keep itself relevant & up-to-date if it wants to encourage repeat returnees, like us, and it does it so well. This Christmas it hosted a Bruce Munro light art installation in its gardens – the 3rd in Read More
#Mud #GettingOutEvenInThisWeather I’m linking with Darren at Photalife & his Sunday Photo gallery. If you like photography click the link for more And if you like what you read, please click the link and add me to your Bloglovin collection of good reads Read More