This year we have been to Sandown Zoo on the Isle of Wight and Marwell Zoo in Hampshire. I find zoos problematic. I love being able to see animals from around the world especially the big cats which are so majestic and beautiful. However I have concerns about their welfare and happiness. At Marwell there […]
Archive for October 2017
There are only 2 months to go until Christmas: how are your plans coming along? Who is more excited: you or the family?
It is only October but the topic for today is a review of the year so I will have a look back at the past 10 months with a few choice highlights (or low lights!). JANUARY: Anya’s preschool bear FEBRUARY: a romantic date at our favourite restaurant for Valentine’s Day MARCH: pitta bread pizzas for […]
I have never been a fan of Halloween and now that it has grown in popular culture I like it even less. The only problem is… my kids love it! We recently bought them new costumes for the amazing price of only £3.99 each at Aldi. They are completely obsessed with their costumes. Matthew insisted […]
Going to the Isle of Wight this year on holiday with my kids and reliving some of the experiences of my own childhood was lots of fun. I also asked the kids where they would like to return to in the future.