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Pick Your Own at Grays Farm, Wokingham

We can cross off the first thing from our summer bucket list! This week we visited Grays Farm in Wokingham to pick our own fruit and veg. We have never been to a pick your own venue before so I really had no idea what to expect! I began by popping into the shop to […]

Summer 2020 bucket list

I hadn’t planned to write this post. After all, we have just endured 18 weeks of lockdown, so another 6 shouldn’t be too hard, surely?! Thursday, the first official day of the summer holidays, and boy, did it DRAGGGGGG! Time for my favourite thing: write a list! Here is what I want us to do […]

Time to get festive at the LaplandUK Wishing Store in The Lexicon, Bracknell

For me, Christmas is about family. Time together and making memories. I was really excited to kick off the festive season with an invitation to the LaplandUK Wishing Store in The Lexicon, Bracknell. We were welcomed to the store by elves Wish and Scribble who engaged with the children straightaway and invited them to listen […]

Cadbury World, Winterbourne House and Lapworth Museum of Geology

On our long weekend to the Midlands, our middle day was spent exploring some of Birmingham’s tourist attractions (the other days were went to Stratford Butterfly Farm and the sites of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust). I visited Cadbury World almost 20 years ago and this time it was very different as now I am a […]

Our long weekend in Stratford exploring Shakespeare and history

On the way home from Scotland way back in August, we stopped off near Birmingham and were overwhelmed with options for places we wanted to visit. The kids were knackered so we decided to go home and return at a later date. This half term we headed to Stratford upon Avon, a place linked forever […]