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V&A Paddling Pool
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The Paddling Pool at the V&A

  If you’re in South Kensington soon for the museums and need to cool off – head to the paddling pool in the John Madejski Gardens at the V&A. It’s a bit of a secret (they don’t seem to mention it on their website)…

25th May 2018
Chelsea in Bloom 2018
A Creative Life Adventures

Chelsea in Bloom 2018

  I escaped the usual Wednesday afternoon routine yesterday to the dream land of Chelsea in Bloom 2018. Chelsea in Bloom 2018 It is a fringe event to Chelsea Flower Show, an art show where the shops and streets of Chelsea are adorned with…

25th May 2018
London fruit veg PYO
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Fruit & veg picking at Parkside Farm PYO

  Last week, the girls and I went to – what I think is – London’s only ‘pick your own’ farm, Parkside Farm. Parkside grow around 20 different fruits and vegetables for PYO between June and October. It’s only about a mile from us so it’s quite…

21st May 2018
Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016
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Another Week in North Norfolk

We had a lovely week in north Norfolk in July. It’s our 3rd holiday there in 2 years – that should tell you something! We have absolutely fallen in love with the area – the beautiful coastline, how family friendly it is and how…

10th May 2018
Postcards from Norfolk
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Postcards from Norfolk

  I’m a bit of a stuck record with posts about holidays in Norfolk – we’ve been there 4 times now in the last 3 years. The area just works so well for us – beautiful beaches, gorgeous market towns, plenty to do in…

8th May 2018
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6 Family Adventures in the Lake District

  Over Easter we took a family holiday to the Lake District. We stayed in a little place called Cunsey, pretty close to Sawrey (famous for being the home of Beatrix Potter). We were sandwiched in between the lakes of Windermere and Esthwaite (Beatrix said that…

1st May 2018
Hertfordshire Bluebells, Gobions Wood
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Bluebells in Hertfordshire – Gobions Wood

Bluebells in Hertfordshire – Gobions Wood, Brookmans Park Looking to find spring bluebells in Hertfordshire? We visited Gobions Wood in Brookmans Park yesterday to see the bluebells. The girls and I visited there last April and were eager to return this year (and take daddy this…

24th April 2018
Goal Setting and Intentions for 2018
Adventures Wellbeing

Goal Setting and Intentions for 2018

Thoughts on Goal Setting I’m guessing – now it’s February – you’ve thought about your plans / goals / intentions for the coming year. Of course, you can set those at any time not just at the beginning of the calendar year. In fact,…

20th February 2018
London's The Wallace Collection - Art Gallery and Afternoon Tea
Adventures Lifestyle

Afternoon Tea at The Wallace Collection

  My lovely step-mum moved down from up north to the other side of London last summer. This means that we can do things like pop over for coffee or meet up for afternoons in London instead of a pre-planned four hour journey to meet…

1st January 2018
London's Christmas Lights 2016
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London’s Christmas Lights

  A couple of Saturday’s ago, I took Seren into London to see the Christmas lights and shop windows to help us get into the Christmas mood. We started at Trafalgar Square and meandered down the Strand, up through Covent Garden and Seven Dials…

12th December 2017
springhalftermadventures
Adventures Memories

Fairies, Pirates and Playdates

  I don’t know about you but the half-term holiday just flew by here. Maybe something about having the Monday as a bank holiday. I just can’t believe we are now into the last 6 weeks of Seren’s Reception year! The clock is ticking…

5th June 2017
Rainy Bank Holiday Monday
Adventures Memories

Rainy Bank Holiday Monday

Well it’s Bank Holiday Monday so it had to rain right? I’m still thinking how lucky we were with the summery weather a few weeks ago and the gardens probably need some rain. We had planned to walk from my inlaws house to Forty…

1st May 2017