Bournemouth Airfest in Pictures – Day 4

If you’ve not seen my previous airfest posts, you can go back and look here – Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. Day 4 started off a bit wet, but that certainly didn’t dampen the fun! and that is it.  I shall be writing up my thoughts on the air festival in the next couple of days.  Hope you enjoyed the pictures.

A trip to Legoland Windsor

All the way back in April, I was a very lucky winner of  The Joy Of Swimming competition with Britmums and British Gas.  The prize was an annual  Merlin Pass which gets you in to some wonderful theme parks and attractions around the country. As the weather has been so crap awful recently, we haven’t had a chance to use it, but looking at the weather forecasts for Sunday we saw a window of opportunity and decided to head to Legoland.  We had an uneventful journey up there and it took a very reasonable hour and a half from Poole. As we entered Legoland, …

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The Gruffalo Trail

If you are regular reader of my blog, you will know that we visit Moors Valley fairly regularly as it has a fantastic playtrail, children’s parks, picnic area and much much more, which you can read about here. Moors Valley launched their new activity – The Gruffalo Trail on 16th June which will run until 16th September 2012 and what better way could we spend Fathers Day? Simply pick up a card at the Information Centre (£2 each) and away you go.  The card has 19 questions or activities to do as you go round the trail and when you finish …

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Cybher – The day

Sat in the dim lights of the ballroom we sat waiting for the conference to begin, we were all having a lovely chat before it was time to start. An emotional and slightly nervous geekisnewchic welcomed us and introduced us to the panel and we were off. Firstly there was a discussion on the future of blogging, which brought about much debate around sponsored posts and whether you can earn money from blogging.  This then moved on to a talk on the Darker side of Blogging which definitely gave me food for thought. The first session I chose to attend was …

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Crabbing at Mudeford Quay

A few weeks ago I took my kids for a walk around the place where I used to live as a child – Mudeford Quay, near Christchurch in Dorset. It is a very popular location, with a beach hut currently up for sale for over £145,000 (yes really).  One of the draws of the area is the opportunity to go Crabbing and whilst we were there the boys were fascinated by crabs that everyone had caught. On Sunday, we decided to have a go ourselves and I was surprised at how easy it was. Equipment: Hook-free crab lines Washing tablet …

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