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Christmas at Marwell – An enchanting Christmas experience

The most wonderful time of the year is here.  Marwell Zoo is spreading the Christmas cheer with their ever-popular enchanted Christmas experience.  What better way to start the festivities, than with a visit to see Father Christmas in a winter…

Bristol Zoo DinoMania

DinoMania at Bristol Zoo

DinoMania is an animatronic dinosaur experience at Bristol Zoo Gardens featuring 12 lifelike dinosaurs in a roar-some walk-through exhibit.  Dino detectives can explore the trail, visit the ‘Dino Hub’ and take part in a fossil dig.…

Lemur Loop Marwell Zoo

Introducing the Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

Have you heard about the exciting new Lemur Loop experience coming to Marwell Zoo this Summer? Yesterday, the boys and I were welcomed to the Press Preview for the brand new exhibit, which opens on Friday 7th July.…

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.…

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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 the most of them.…

Jack’s 1st Birthday Celebrations

We decided not to have a big party for Jack’s 1st birthday for a couple of reasons; mainly because he wouldn’t quite appreciate such an event just yet but also because our friends and family are located all over the South of…

A Weekend of 1sts for Jack

It was a big weekend for us, especially Jack, he would experience some new 1sts and we would look on with pride.  Especially Daddy, a proud Cornishman. …

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…

Tackling the early signs of depression

Last week was a particularly tough one for me.  Jack had been his usual happy and contented self all week but for some reason mummy was going off the rails. …