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  • Fireman Jack at the Newbury Fire Station Open Day

    Newbury Fire Station Open Day (Berkshire)

    A few weeks ago, we visited our local Fire Station in Newbury, Berkshire.  By chance, I found out that they was hosting an Open Day for local residents so we decided that we would…

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    Our Visit to the Hawk Conservancy Trust

    Trevor and I had been looking for somewhere to celebrate our 3yr anniversary last week.  Jack has taken a serious interest in birds recently so we decided where better to visit…

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    Our Easter Weekend

    This Easter weekend meant one thing – family time.  It’s been a while since we had more than a couple of days off together as a family and we certainly made…

  • Review: Bristol Zoo Gardens

    We began our south-west mini-break with a stop off at Bristol Zoo Gardens.  The zoo is just under an hours drive from us and we had been meaning to visit for a…

  • My Captured Moment #7

    #MyCapturedMoment this week is of my aerobatic flight in a Slingsby Firefly.…

  • My Captured Moment #3

    #MyCapturedMoment this week is that of my helicopter flight over London in 2012. …

  • My Captured Moment #2

    #MyCapturedMoment this week is one of my favourite photos and is definitely a once in a lifetime shot.…

  • An outdoor adventure with my boys (and camera)

    As part of our recent promise to get out of the house more often, we decided to venture out on Saturday to Thatcham Lakes. With Jack secured to Trevor by carrier, we headed…

  • Review: Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    Visit Date: Saturday 27th June 2015 Location: Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford, OX1 3PW Wow!  I absolutely love this Museum, definitely an enjoyable day-out for both children and adults.…

  • A (very slow) trip up the road to Oxford

    A 24-mile trip to Oxford from Newbury seemed hours away with a car that had caused nothing but trouble the day previous.  That said and with our car full to it’s…