Poole

Project 365 2021: Week Eighteen

Not much to report this week. We thought Bank Holiday would be busy, but the weather wasn’t playing ball so most people stayed at home. Infection rates continue to fall in England, Wales and Scotland and remained level in Northern Ireland. The government have decided not to give the Oxford vaccine to under 40’s now because of the risk of blood clots. I have my second one next week, but apparently the risk is less with a second dose. Here is our week: Sunday 2nd May I did an overtime shift at Tesco and my husband stayed home with the …

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Old Harry Rocks

Walking the Southwest Coast path to Old Harry Rocks

Last week we had three birthday’s in our house, Sebastian turned 5 on Wednesday, mine on Thursday and Callan’s 21st was on Sunday. As you can imagine, that equated to a pretty expensive week, so when Hubby asked what I wanted to do for my birthday it involved finding an activity that didn’t cost too much. Our first plan involved London as I was supposed to be attending an event, but when that fell through, Hubby tried to book a kayaking trip out to Old Harry Rocks with Fore Adventure as it is something I have wanted to do for …

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Balloon Snowman

Sailing with Santa and City Cruises Poole

Yesterday we were invited to sail with Santa around Poole Harbour with City Cruises Poole. I have to admit we were slightly concerned about our boat trip as the weather was, quite frankly, awful with driving rain and force 6 gales, but although we didn’t get to see the beauty of Poole Harbour it didn’t matter as the kids were more interested in what was going on inside the boat. We were greeted by Dr Balloonman who put the kids at ease straight away, with the promise of fun and games but first we headed downstairs to enjoy a soft drink and cookie …

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