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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 in for a day to remember.…

Sandown Park September

Competition and Ticket Offer: Baby and Toddler Show

The UK’s biggest Baby and Toddler Show, supported by Emma’s Diary, is back at Sandown Park, Surrey on 23-25 September 2016.  Post includes Ticket Offers and a competition to win a pair of tickets.…

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 take Jack along to what would be a…

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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…