• 1000 Hours Outdoors,  Nature,  Walks

    Sunny Sunday at Wrest Park

    Sunny Sunday’s are meant for exploring parks! We headed off to Wrest Park in Silsoe, Bedfordshire. It’s only about 40 mins or so away from us. Wrest Park is managed by English Heritage and is free to members. For over 600 years the Wrest estate was home to one of the leading aristocratic families in the country, the de Greys.  Apparently every generation has had a different impact on the estate over the years.  With over 90 acres of grounds there is plenty to explore and enjoy.  We arrived just after lunch and naturally the children wanted to immediately hang out in the playground! I managed to convince Grayson and Hallie that…

  • India,  Travel,  Why I Travel

    Meeting the locals

    The thing I love most about travelling and ⁣having adventures is the people you meet, the lives you touch, and whose lives touch you, the interactions, the laughter and the cuddles. Could not resist letting this little one hop up onto the balloon basket when we landed. ⁣ On this magical morning we had had a ridiculously early start but was rewarded by the most incredible hot air balloon trip – another bucket list item ticked off. It was just magical. But honestly the highlight for me was meeting and interacting with the locals when we landed. #travel memories ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

  • 1000 Hours Outdoors,  Me Time,  Nature,  Salsa,  Walks

    Spring Fix

    Spring fix this morning! Needed a blast of fresh spring air, to start what’s turning into a busy day. Everyone is going cruise crazy 🚢 and are keeping me busy. ⁣It was so lovely in the woods, the birds were cheeping – no parakeet’s today, but it was definitely sounding like the woods were awakening. Blossoms were blooming, buds were emerging on the trees and it just felt alive. Some days, ok most days, I need a nature fix, to ground me and to awaken me.⁣Quick walk with Salsa, along with a large coffee, and some fresh air and I’m ready to take on the world – well maybe take…

  • Fancy Dress,  School

    It’s World Book Day!

    It comes around quicker and quicker each year! It’s that time of year again when its World Book Day, so here is the obligatory photo. Dennis The Menace, The Worst Witch and a Fairy Unicorn!