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  • Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk
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    Our 2017 Plans

      I’m pretty excited about 2017 already. I mean we’re still in holiday lull mode here (until tomorrow!) and 4 days in I can’t say it’s been life changing yet … BUT plans are…

    4th January 2017
  • A frosty walk in Myddelton House Gardens December 2016

    A Frosty Winter Walk

      Whilst the big ones (Andy and I) would have been very happy with a couple of pyjama days last week – the little ones need to be exercised at least once a day. We…

    2nd January 2017
  • Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016
    Adventures Memories

    2016 In Review

      There’s an oft told saying that when it comes to parenting little ones – the hours are long (though the hours asleep are never long enough) but the years are short. 2016 has…

    30th December 2016
  • Father Christmas Visit at Springtime Nurseries
    Adventures Memories

    Santa at Springtime Nurseries

      We went to see Santa at Springtime Nurseries last week after school. Springtime is a local garden centre that completely becomes a Christmas destination at this time of year with fabulous displays, reindeer, huts…

    22nd December 2016
  • Kids Menu at Wagamama

    Kids Dining at Wagamama

      On our trip to London last weekend, Seren requested “NOODLES!” and “GREEN JUICE” for dinner. She means Wagamama, which we went to for the first time in the summer. Which pleases me greatly…

    30th November 2016
  • Enfield Parade of Lights
    Adventures Memories

    The Light Parade

      Sunday really kicked off the festive season for us with the local Light Parade. It’s a charity event where lots of different groups take part in a parade adorned with (you guessed it)…

    28th November 2016
  • Sisters at Trent Park
    Adventures Memories

    A Little Help From My Sister

      I snapped these photos on Sunday over at Trent Park. It was a lovely sunny autumn day after a day of greyness and heavy rain the day before. Imogen is a total monkey…

    15th November 2016
  • Belmont Children's Farm, Mill Hill, London

    Belmont Children’s Farm

      Imogen and I went over to Belmont Children’s Farm in Mill Hill for a midweek treat last week after being cooped indoors with illness for a few days. Like a lot of toddlers,…

    10th November 2016
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    Adventures Memories

    Happy Halloween!

      Wooohoooohooooooo (ghost sound). We’ve had a lot of Halloween fun over the half term (though with a couple of bouts of sickness and cancelled plans thrown in too). The Halloween costumes have been…

    31st October 2016
  • Adventures

    Halloween at Audley End Miniature Railway

      After the lovely time we had at Audley End in the summer, we decided to go back for their Halloween event. No fairies or elves this time, they’ve gone for their winter break,…

    26th October 2016
  • Adventures

    Fire! Fire! at The Museum of London

    A day at the Museum of London including the Fire! Fire! Exhibition This September was 350 years since the Great Fire of London of 1666 and the Museum of London has a wonderful, immersive exhibition…

    24th October 2016
  • Adventures Memories

    Autumn days

      The younger daughter and I now get a whole day together, well between 9am and 3pm, with no specific plans. Last week we went over to Trent Park to collect leaves, conkers, pinecones,…

    24th October 2016
  • Cbeebies Prom 2016 at The Royal Albert Hall

    The CBeebies Prom at the Royal Albert Hall

      I still have a bunch of stories from the summer holidays to write up (I’m hoping to get through them by half-term!). On the August Bank Holiday weekend Seren and I went to watch…

    12th October 2016
  • Sunday Scooter School
    Adventures Memories

    Sunday Scooter School

      Well not really a school, and we did biking too, but I can’t resist the alliteration. We took advantage of the beautiful, sunny, warm-ish day yesterday and took the girls out to practise…

    10th October 2016
  • Apple Day at Forty Hall Farm Orchard

    Apple Day at Forty Hall Farm

      The only photos of the girls I took last week were on Sunday at Apple Day. The school days, increasing darkness and us all feeling under the weather are narrowing photo opportunities. Sunday…

    3rd October 2016