A Day Out with Thomas at the Mid-Hants Watercress Line

Thomas the Tank Engine

Kian was always my resident Thomas fan in the family and I have fond memories of taking him to see Thomas and friends at the Day Out with Thomas event at Swanage Railway when he was younger. He was obsessed with all the characters and we built up quite a collection of Thomas toys which went up into the loft when he grew out of them. We always hoped that Isaac would enjoy them, but he favoured Fireman Sam but… Continue Reading “A Day Out with Thomas at the Mid-Hants Watercress Line”

Pot Hole Misery

Car Recovery

Almost two years to the day since my last major car incident, its happened again. Back in March 2016, my beloved Citroen C4 Picasso went bang en-route to Cornwall and we had a nightmare of no phone signal and having no clue as to where we had broken down, other than that we were on the A30. Lessons learned from that day has meant that I am more aware of exactly where I am and yesterday afternoon, those skills were… Continue Reading “Pot Hole Misery”

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”

#Win a Family Ticket to Enchanted Narnia

Narnia

An award-winning immersive Christmas event has arrived at Gunwharf Quays this winter, in partnership with the south’s leading radio station Wave 105 and entertainment specialists Secrets Beneath. Enchanted Narnia is a Family Father Christmas Experience will is located at Gunwharf Quays’ plaza will be running on selected days and times until 31st December. Based on the beloved classic series The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis, visitors will step through the wardrobe into the magical world of Narnia, and journey… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to Enchanted Narnia”

A Star Wars themed weekend at Winchester Science Centre

The boys love all things Star Wars, so when I saw that the Science of Star Wars was coming to Winchester Science Centre I knew they would love it. There were two events happening over the weekend and the first was obvious as soon as we walked through the door dressed in our best Jedi robes, as the Rebel Legion came into sight. The Rebel Legion are a costume club of Lucasfilm Limited and Disney and raise money for various… Continue Reading “A Star Wars themed weekend at Winchester Science Centre”