An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy

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We really enjoy days out at National Trust properties, with Easter being the kids favourite thanks to their fun themed Easter Egg hunts and the promise of a Cadbury chocolate egg as a reward for their efforts. With the weather being a bit hit and miss over bank holiday weekend, I stalked the forecast and made a plan to visit during the driest spell of the day. It is also worth visiting the facebook page of the property you are… Continue Reading “An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy”

Learning to Swim with Individuality Swimming

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I am a firm believer that all children should be taught to swim and my kids have all had swimming lessons since an early age. With the older kids, we enjoyed lessons at local-authority run pools and whilst the teachers were great, the better the kids swimming got, the bigger the classes and I felt they were not progressing as well as they should. When Isaac was 5, we started lessons with Ruth, who soon became his favourite swimming teacher… Continue Reading “Learning to Swim with Individuality Swimming”

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”