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Adventures Memories

Staying out for the summer

  If you glanced through my summer photos and didn’t know the backstory (how often do we do that on social media?), then you would be forgiven for thinking we had an idyllic summer.  If there was a “perfect childhood summer to do list”…

16th September 2018
Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae

Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae

  Ice cream? Unicorn-inspired? Added fruit to reduce the sugar-filled guilt? Have an Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae – what’s not to like! The sunshine has come back for the Bank Holiday weekend! It’s the perfect time to indulge in summer-y treats before autumn truly…

27th August 2017
Lifestyle Memories

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
The View from the Shard with Chesterton's Polo

The View from the Shard with Chestertons Polo in the Park

  Champagne tasting whilst hearing about the Chestertons Polo in the Park tournament? At the top of The Shard? Whilst my children are being entertained by party entertainers to Royalty? Oh go on then! Though I skipped the taking my kids part as – regular…

22nd May 2017
Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016

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 2017
Postcards from Norfolk

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 2017
Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016
Adventures Memories

Summer Favourites

  I started writing this a few weeks ago, when the new term had started, the leaves and conkers were falling and there was a chill in the morning air. Then summer seemed to have a final fling with the mini September heatwave so…

30th September 2016

Fruit Picking at Parkside Farm

Last week was a week for ‘harvesting’ – potatoes and berries from our garden, carrots at Willows Farm and more berries and veggies at Parkside Farm. We are pretty lucky to leave right near London’s only Pick Your Own (PYO) farm and we popped down there…

31st August 2016

Getting lost in Kensington Gardens

Seren and I had such a lovely adventure on Saturday. We went into London to watch The Tiger Who Came To Tea at Cadogan Hall and followed that up with a lot of meandering. We went to the V&A, Science Museum then wandered up…

15th August 2016

Beach afternoon and silly faces

After a super busy week last week when my sister and new baby nephew came to stay, we escaped to the south coast for a night over the weekend. Some of our friends were camping in West Wittering but we weren’t brave enough for…

8th August 2016

Blowing dandelions

I took the girls to a birthday party yesterday and spent a lot of outside finding / chasing Imogen. Fortunately, Seren was quite happy to get on with being at the party inside. Imogen just likes to be free, see an open door and…

1st August 2016

End of the Nursery Year (and more Chicken Pox)

Last week was a really weird week. We’d just got back from our lovely holiday, Imogen succumbed to the Chicken Pox bang on 14 days after Seren got it, Andy was off work, we had a couple of days when it was really too hot…

25th July 2016
Adventures Memories

Summer Fete

We went to a summer fete on Saturday that was a lot of fun (apart from the huge tantrums that Imogen had because she had to wait to go on the bouncy castles!). She had her first pony ride, first face-painting (cannot believe how…

4th July 2016