Becoming a Junior Zookeeper for a day at Marwell

Ear Scratch Rhino

Ever since Isaac was little, if you asked him what job he wanted to do when he was older he would say “a zookeeper”. I had looking into zookeeper for a day options for him for his birthday and decided to pick our nearest zoo – Marwell, as it had the best package. Although Isaac’s birthday was back in April, Marwell’s Junior Zookeeper for a Day package is very popular and the earliest date I could book was this weekend,… Continue Reading “Becoming a Junior Zookeeper for a day at Marwell”

A visit to Cotswolds Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park

The Cotswolds are an area of England that I have not really explored, so when we were offered the chance to review Talbot Cottage in Stow on the Wold with Manor Cottages I started researching all the places we could visit locally. Top of my list was Cotswold Wildlife Park which is located two miles south of Burford and just a short drive from where we were staying. Cotswold Wildlife Park is one of the largest privately owned zoological collections… Continue Reading “A visit to Cotswolds Wildlife Park”

Giraffe, the new addition to Tesco

Giraffe Restaurants

A Giraffe? In Tesco? Well sort of. I was first introduced to Giraffe restaurants on twitter a couple of years ago, seeing lots of tweets about how wonderful and family friendly they are.  At the time I checked to see if there were any locally and was disappointed to discover that our nearest one was in Guildford! Having worked at Tesco for too many years to count, I still follow what they are up to and was very interested to discover… Continue Reading “Giraffe, the new addition to Tesco”