Reasons Why Not from 2 Year Old

Boo now 31 months old keeps telling me reasons why she can’t possibly do things when asked so I just wanted to write them down before they are forgotten treasures. When it was suggested she get changed from her Pyjamas into some clothes for the day she said; Can’t covered in bubbles! At this point she then popped the imaginary bubbles which she was apparently … Continue reading Reasons Why Not from 2 Year Old

The Simple Things Magazine May Issue Review 

Before the world awakes (the world being those in my house currently fast asleep) I like to have a little time to myself to relax. This has only been happening for about a year where I get up before everyone else, it’s not always by choice that I get up so early that is due to Charlie cat knocking and miowing at my bedroom door. … Continue reading The Simple Things Magazine May Issue Review 

Light and Darkness In The Wild Wild Wood

I took quite a few photographs whilst we were exploring Whinlatter Forest, you can read about our trip here. I was intrigued by how even in the shadows of the forest there were bright areas illuminated by the varying colours of the overgrown foliage. Most of the photographs were taken whilst I was walking which is why they are a little blurred but I quite … Continue reading Light and Darkness In The Wild Wild Wood

A Walk Into The Wild Wild Wood

Encouraged by our An adventure  up a cliff Monkey asked if we could go for a walk somewhere. We have already done the Gruffalo trail at Whinlatter Forest a couple of years ago but I was aware it had recently changed to include the use of an App to see digital characters from Julia Donaldsons book The Gruffalo (I reviewed this book 4 years ago on … Continue reading A Walk Into The Wild Wild Wood

Lake District Wildlife Park Easter Family Fun

At the start of the Easter holidays (sorry I’m a little behind with posts) we had a family trip out to Lake District Wildlife Park. It’s a lovely wildlife park with friendly helpful staff who will happily answer questions and tell you about the animals they look after. We have been quite a few times but I always enjoy going there. When we went there was … Continue reading Lake District Wildlife Park Easter Family Fun

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside 

Over the weekend our family had a mini holiday to the seaside town of Blackpool. This wasn’t just a little holiday though as my husband was running in his 10th marathon after saying he would only ever do 1 many years ago. Blackpool I’m afraid has never been a favourite destination as I’ve never liked the busy streets and the shop owners always used to … Continue reading Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside