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  • 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…

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    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…

  • 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. …