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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 than the Hawk Conservancy Trust, not far from…

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Baby and Toddler Show – Our Top Tips and Quick Review

The Baby & Toddler Show at Sandown Park is back this September 2016.  For 1/3 off ticket prices to Septembers show, see the bottom of this post. We visited the show in April and provided a quick review and…

Review: Mothercare Expectant Parent Event

We recently attended our local Mothercare Expectant Parent event in Newbury.   If you haven’t been to one before and wondering whether its worth attending then here is our review.…

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 while.  We arrived about 11am and the sun…

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 bursting point as usual, we made our way…