The all new Zog Trail at Moors Valley

Zog

Zog has always been my favourite of Julia Donaldson’s books, so when they made it into an animated short film for Christmas, I was over the moon. The Forestry Commission has put together some fabulous trails in recent years based on more books from this popular children’s author, including The Highway Rat, Gruffalo Spotters, Room on the Broom and Stick Man so I was delighted to find that Zog has arrived at Moors Valley as well as forests around the… Continue Reading “The all new Zog Trail at Moors Valley”

My Favourite Moments of 2018

Chelsea Ladies

I have already written about my most read posts of 2018, but none of my favourite moments of the year featured, possibly because they were special to us, rather than everyone else. When I initially started my blog, it was my diary of the family as they grew, a record of those moments that made us feel proud and a reminder for the kids of all the fun activities we got up to throughout the year. My favourite moments of… Continue Reading “My Favourite Moments of 2018”

Disney on Ice – Dream Big in Review

Disney On Ice O2

With the school holidays starting and finishing late, I wanted to take the kids to one last fun day out before it was back to the routine of school and we ended the holidays on a high with a visit to The O2 to see Disney on Ice presents Dream Big. It was no ordinary trip, however, as we were invited along to see the show with Ocean Florida, who hosted us in their hospitality box where we got to enjoy afternoon tea… Continue Reading “Disney on Ice – Dream Big in Review”

Christmas at Coombe Mill 2018

Christmas Tree

We spent Christmas at Coombe Mill in 2013 and 2014 and have been itching to return ever since, but due to Hubby’s work it has been impossible, until this Christmas. It has been a bit of a tough year for him, with the threat of redundancy hanging over his head until December and then having to close his store down just before Christmas, so time away was the perfect tonic. Spending Christmas away from home is not without its challenges… Continue Reading “Christmas at Coombe Mill 2018”