Win a Fluming good time at Splashdown

Do you love water flumes? I am a big fan of Splashdown Poole.  During term time Eliza has her swimming lessons in the Buccaneers Bay and her favourite lesson is the end of term when they get to have fun in Little Buccaneers Splash Zone with a starter flume and a water play area. Isaac is too big for swimming lessons now, but enjoys going on the flumes during the school holidays with his older brothers. Splashdown Poole features both indoor and outdoor slides.  For the thrill-seekers, brave the Screamer with its sheer vertical drop. Plunge into darkness on the Black …

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Create a Bear

Eliza’s 3rd Birthday

When I heard that Lemur Landings were launching their very own Create-a-Bear parties in the brand new Ted Shed I knew that would be the perfect birthday party for Eliza.  Not only did they get to stuff their very own bear, but they also got play time in the huge play frame. The children got to play in the play frame upon arrival which was a great way of burning off some steam before the serious task of choosing which bear they wanted to stuff in the specially built Ted Shed. The range of bears seemed to please both the …

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Fun at the Park

I am so fed up with this wet and windy weather.  We have barely been out apart from the school runs and clubs the kids attend and that is so unlike us.  I am the first to don wet weather gear and brave the elements, but with warnings to stay away from the beach, rivers and the forest locally it has been hard finding something to do outside. Sunday saw a brief break in the weather, there may even have been a bit of sunshine, so we headed off in search of some fresh air. With warnings to stay away …

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#TeamHonkRelay – The Bournemouth Leg

As soon as heard about Team Honk’s ambitious plan to get bloggers to pass a relay baton around the country from Lands End to John O’Groats I wanted to be part of it. If I am honest the date came round extremely quickly and caught me a little by surprise.  I had initially volunteered to Kayak through Poole Harbour but the recent storms and flooding put pay to that idea.  I also made enquiries about taking the baton by boat, but unfortunately this didn’t get off the ground either, as did the ambitious idea to do the baton handover aboard …

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