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  • Things to do in Newbury this Christmas

    With plenty to do for all the family, why not visit Newbury and its surrounding areas this festive season?  Don’t forget to check out the Santa Freebies……

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    Books we read in October

    I always encourage Jack to choose which book he would like to read with me and generally he will opt for any that have bold and colourful pictures.  This month, we’ve…

  • Day Out with Thomas

    Jack’s Day Out With Thomas

    We recently had a fantastic Day Out With Thomas at Didcot Railway Centre and wanted to share our fun with you.  If you have a small Thomas fan in the house, then this is…

  • A Peek inside our Playroom

    We started decorating the boy’s playroom almost a year ago and I’m pleased to say that it is finally finished.  We have kept it pretty basic, but it is future-proof, bold and…

  • Halloween Crafts and Decor

    We’ve been having some fun preparing for Halloween by making crafts and decorating the living room.  I love that Jack is now old enough to enjoy the fun that Halloween brings.…

  • Haunted places in West Berkshire

    When it comes to the paranormal, I am certainly a skeptic.  Although, whilst plenty of unsolved phenomena exists, can it really be ruled out?  I’ve always been intrigued by ghosts and haunted house…

  • Halloween fun for all in Newbury

    If you are looking for some spooky fun in Newbury this Halloween, then look no further.  Here is a list of something fun for everyone……

  • When Jack met Thomas at Drayton Manor

    Last weekend, we took Jack on a surprise trip to Drayton Manor’s Thomas Land.  He absolutely loves anything to do with Thomas and Friends, so we just knew that we would be…

  • 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…

  • Books we read in July

    With each month that passes, Jack gets more and more into his books which I am really pleased about.  In fact, the first go-to in his toy room is his bookshelf. …

  • Books we read in June

    This month, we have been reading books aplenty.  Jack has been showing an interest in animals and Thomas the Tank Engine this month.  Here is what we have been reading in…

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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…