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Days out

Fab family fun at Carters Steam Fair

Teething, illness, sleep deprivation and feeling overwhelmed at work have affected all of us in the last week so it was with deep gratitude that we were invited to attend an afternoon of fun at Carters Steam Fair when it visited Englefield Green at the weekend. We parked at the nearby car park that Carters […]

Exploring Oxford in 2 hours!

Almost 2 weeks ago (where on earth has that time gone???)  I headed to Oxford to attend a special event with Sky One to celebrate the launch of A Discovery of Witches (it started on 14th September!) I arrived in Oxford early to do some exploring and managed to pack in a lot of sightseeing […]

Stepping back in time at the Weald and Downland Living Museum

One of the places that we loved in Wales was St Fagans. It made me nostalgic for a place that I remember from school trips as a child so last weekend we headed there: the Weald and Downland Living Museum (or Open Air Museum as I knew it from my childhood) We asked my parents […]

Sunday Funday at Orleans House Gallery

We recently visited Strawberry Hill House in Twickenham thanks to West London Wonders and had a brilliant time that made us want to explore more of their partner venues. Close by, on the bank of the River Thames is Orleans House Gallery. Once a magnificent stately home, now only a single extraordinary room remains: the […]

A twilight tour of Strawberry Hill House with West London Wonders

Strawberry Hill House is a beautiful stately home once owned by Horace Walpole. We were invited to attend a blogger event to experience the beauty of the house and gardens at twilight. Anya was spellbound from the moment we arrived: she said it looked like a magical castle for princesses. She wasn’t wrong! With its […]