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Holiday 2019: Callendar Park, Kelpies, Bo’ness and Kinneil

I had high hopes for Callendar Park as it had excellent reviews but I was left a little disappointed. The atmosphere was somehow quite oppressive inside the house although there were things for the children to do such as dressing up and colouring. Many reviews had mentioned outdoor play activities but there was nothing. A […]

Holiday 2019: festival frenzy in Edinburgh

There were so many places we wanted to visit in Edinburgh and I anticipated we would spend 2 or even 3 days exploring the sights. Sadly our experience was ruined by the sheer multitude of tourists, the exorbitant cost of parking and the disruption due to the preparations for the military tattoo and festivals. We […]

Child friendly music from David Gibb to get your toes tapping!

We have got back from Scotland. I hate to think about how many hours we have spent together in the car. One thing that made the time more bearable was music! We were sent two CDs from David Gibb. There is an unmistakable folk tone to David Gibb’s music but also features a range of […]

Holiday 2019: birds and battles, history and heritage

The children were mega tired after all the walking around Glasgow the day before so we decided to stay close to our cottage and explore the local area. First stop was World of Wings. The birds were absolutely magnificent and I loved capturing these close ups. We decided not to wait around for the flying […]