Category Archives: Out & About

Paris

I was going to write this post last week but simply ran out of time: it was going to be about our trip to Paris only three weeks ago, when we showed our children the delights of this beautiful city and reminisced about … Continue reading

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In Praise of Dog Walks

Since getting our puppy in June we have thoroughly enjoyed (almost!) every phase that she has gone through: the sleepy cuddles of the early days were a fleeting joy, puppy socialisation classes were hugely entertaining and now we are venturing … Continue reading

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Viva España

It’s lovely to be back blogging after the inevitable hiatus while the kids were on holiday. The summer seemed to whizz by which is probably testament to the fact the we packed so much in: we ventured to Spain with friends, … Continue reading

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Part 2

Slightly later than planned, but I’m back with Part 2 of my post about The Chelsea Flower Show: this time with my highlights from inside the Grand Pavilion. With a vague threat of rain on the day, a lot of … Continue reading

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Part 1

The Telegraph Garden by Tommaso del Buono & Paul Gazerwitz After watching the BBC coverage wistfully for the last few years, my Mum and I finally realised a little dream of ours this week and visited the The RHS Chelsea … Continue reading

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London Zoo

We revisited an old haunt with some new friends last weekend as my daughter decided against a birthday party in favour of an outing with a couple mates from school. It was the most glorious, crisp autumn day which showed … Continue reading

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Colour (or rather ‘couleur’)

We’re slowly easing ourselves back into our normal routine after what has been an amazing summer. We’ve been lucky enough to have quite a few adventures, including a last minute holiday to south-west France where we spent a week in … Continue reading

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North & South

If you’ve wondered where I’ve been for the last few weeks then the title says it all really, although strictly speaking it should read ‘South & North’ (but then that didn’t have quite the same ring to it). At the … Continue reading

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A spot of geocaching

After last week’s campfire, my son has really got into the idea of ticking off the National Trust’s 50 things and has been looking for more he’d like to try soon. One activity he had yet to experience was geocaching (we agreed … Continue reading

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Sunshine, a Pub Lunch & a Campfire

The long weekend passed by in its customary blur but the sunshine completely made it and meant we spent much of it outside. After pottering in the garden on Saturday, we ventured out on Sunday to celebrate my Mum’s birthday; … Continue reading

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