Days Out in Review – July to December 2016

Dorset Segway

We have had so many exciting adventures this year that I have had to split my round-up post into two sections. You can read about our January to June highlights here and welcome to our adventures from July to December. July 2016 With Sebby being a little older and at Nursery now, I have managed to attend some blogging events that I have only watched from afar and this year I attended my first ever Christmas in July event with Asda.… Continue Reading “Days Out in Review – July to December 2016”

A Weekend Break in Lyme Regis with English Country Cottages

Last weekend we were invited to stay at Harcombe House in Lyme Regis with English Country Cottages. In a surprising twist of fate, not only was an old school friend of my husband there for a weekend break but we also discovered that it was the old boarding house of a former work colleague……..what a small world! Enjoying a truly tranquil position in the village of Harcombe Bottom, close to the Dorset seaside resort of Lyme Regis, Harcombe House offers a… Continue Reading “A Weekend Break in Lyme Regis with English Country Cottages”

A Helicopter Flight over the Jurassic Coast

Helicopter

We live in Dorset and our happy place is the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coast stretches from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Poole, a distance of about 96 miles. Why the Jurassic coast is so special is that it spans 185 million years of geological history and coastal erosion has exposed an almost continuous sequence of rock formation covering the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. At different times, this area has been desert, shallow tropical… Continue Reading “A Helicopter Flight over the Jurassic Coast”

A Bank Holiday Full of Fun!

Cherry Bear

Bank Holiday’s for us are normally spent with as many of the kids as possible, normally visiting local fete’s and festivals but this year has been different for a few reasons. Due to the nature of Hubby’s work he has to work bank holiday weekends and I was hopeful he would get this one off work so I could attend Blog On in Manchester which fell on Sunday. Thankfully he managed to get the Sunday off work so Abbey looked after… Continue Reading “A Bank Holiday Full of Fun!”

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2015

Fossil Festival

Last year we attended Lyme Regis Fossil Festival and had such a good time we bookmarked it for this year.  I had my weekend all planned with the Lyme Regis on Saturday, Knob Throwing on Sunday and Blandford Food Festival for Sunday and so was a little concerned with the weather forecast in the week running up to the events with predicted a very stormy weekend. We woke Saturday morning to dull and overcast skies and I checked my weather… Continue Reading “Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2015”