When Track Party came to Bournemouth

Track Party St Marks

I was first introduced to Track Party as a facebook event and immediately thought it would be something Sebby would love. Until now, every time it came to Bournemouth we had been busy, but at the weekend we finally got to go and take part ourselves. Track Party is the ultimate playtime experience for young train, car and dinosaur enthusiasts. Track Party not only provides birthday parties, but also travel around the south coast hosting epic playtime events in village… Continue Reading “When Track Party came to Bournemouth”

10 reasons why Dorset should be on your travel list in 2018

Corfe Castle

I am lucky enough to live on the Jurassic Coast with 96 miles of truly stunning coastline to explore, stretching from Old Harry Rocks in Poole, Dorset to Exeter in East Devon. Not one bit of this coastline is the same, offering ¬†exceptional natural beauty as well reading like a book into the past, revealing the history of the earth across 185 million years as a near complete record of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. With almost all of… Continue Reading “10 reasons why Dorset should be on your travel list in 2018”

An unexpected snow day in Dorset!

It is a running joke in our house that whenever the country gets snow, it never actually reaches us. The last time we had a proper dusting of snow was in December 2010, when I was heavily pregnant with Eliza and our sledges have been gathering dust in the shed ever since. Even the initial weather warnings boldy teased us by avoiding our area at every opportunity, so we resigned ourselves to just some colder than normal weather thanks to… Continue Reading “An unexpected snow day in Dorset!”

Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley

Gruffalo - Moors Valley

This year sees Moors Valley Country Park celebrate its 30th birthday and to mark this momentous occasion, the park will be inviting the public to join its celebrations through a host of events and activities. Last month saw the launch of the Highway Rat trail which saw the kids¬†follow in the footsteps of a mischievous rodent, finding out about the animals that live in the forest and finding clues to the location of the rat. On that visit to Moors… Continue Reading “Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley”

Our Mermaid Experience with Mayim Mermaid Academy – Bournemouth

Mayim Mermaid Academy

Eliza adores mermaids and one of her highlights of Walt Disney World was meeting Ariel. For the last couple of years she has been asking for a mermaid tail and for Christmas 2016, my friend crocheted her a blanket one which she adores, but she still wanted one she could swim with. In November she got her wish when Planet Mermaid sent her, her very own mermaid tail, complete with a mono fin and a tankini top. We had hoped… Continue Reading “Our Mermaid Experience with Mayim Mermaid Academy – Bournemouth”