The school holidays and a road trip planned for me and the kids. A plan to visit the Brecon Beacons, an area we’ve never visited before. The scenery much less dramatic than North Wales, but it’s easy to fall for its gentle rolling landscape and green charm. A whistle-stop tour for us though, so we try to cram as much as we can into our … Continue reading A trip to the Brecon Beacons
Go Ape at Thetford is described as the mother of all the courses and set within 50,000 acres of pine in the UK’s largest man made, lowland forest. A patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. The Go Ape adventure began at High Lodge … Continue reading Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.
I’m quite fond of winter. Wrapping up warm, big fluffy jumpers, blankets and boots. Legend has it I was born during a snow storm, prompting my grandmother to swiftly name me her snow goose. Ahh. With the recent hint at possible snowfall I could only forlornly follow on Instagram as snowy scenes and images of fairly dodgy snowmen were posted whilst our pathetic regional attempt … Continue reading Fen Skating
We are so lucky that we live near to Wicken Fen. A large nature reserve and a vital wetland habitat. Home to thousands of species. So we are armed with nets to try and catch a closer look at some of them. We’ve been pond dipping there before. It was brilliant fun, although being a whole year younger was a bit more tricky. When you … Continue reading Pond dipping at Wicken Fen
gofest – a three day, family event held at the Surrey sports park. Pitched to me as a sporting Glastonbury. Given that I love festivals and I love keeping active it sounded great. In fact a friend even suggested it sounded like they had devised the event just for me….they did didn’t they? 😉 Tickets were available for the whole weekend or for single days. … Continue reading gofest Review