Cadair Idris

A week in the October half term spent in Snowdonia. After my recent Three Peaks Challenge I had lots of plans to walk and play in the mountains. In reality though it’s really difficult to motivate yourself and even more so, the children when it’s pouring with rain every, single day. I want my children’s first experience of a mountain to be a positive one, not of … Continue reading Cadair Idris

Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.

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.

World Book Day

Today marks the arrival of world book day. A day when parents across the land scrabble together last minute costumes (Please tell me it’s not just me.) and the local primary school bears more than a passing resemblance to  Hogwarts, as children head to school dressed as their favourite literary heroes. Willy wonka, Lily  Bobtail and Luna Lovegood In our house in case you were … Continue reading World Book Day

The Miniature Railway at Audley End

With Birthday celebrations underway for the smallest mudling, she was given the choice of where to head for a family outing. She eventually settled on visiting the Miniature Railway and Fairy Walk at Audley end.  The miniature railway is found over the road to Audley End Hose and Gardens – a rather grand, country house. (Much like the one I might live in when I’m … Continue reading The Miniature Railway at Audley End