Tag: Outdoor Fun

Firework Night 2015

We were planning on visiting a big firework display this year; in Nottingham there is one held at the same site they have the Goose fair and we haven’t visited it since time BC (Before Children). It has a fun fair, bonfire, a children’s firework display, a big display and mushy peas. We were really …

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A Boat Ride at Rutland Water

You know that we visited Land’s End recently in Oakham in Rutland and that they treated us to a ride on the Rutland Belle, the boat that takes you around Rutland Water. We have visited Rutland Water before but never been on the water – the Monkey and the Mouse were so excited to be …

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Monkey and Mouse take Photos in the Garden

I have loved photos for as long as I can remember – both taking them and looking at them. Monkey and Mouse have both inherited my love and we can sit for hours looking at old photos laughing at the memories or picking out the interesting bits. Every time I get my camera or phone …

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Alphabet Photo

The Alphabet Photo linky by Podcast is back for its third series and I am going to endeavour to join in. I love the linky because it makes you think about what you are taking photos of and also reminds me to take photos in the week. So starting at the beginning, we are starting …

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Photo of the week

A Day out at Conkers

CONKERS is an award-winning attraction at the heart of the National Forest and we were invited to spend a day there.  It is fairly close to us, about a half hour drive and we have talked about going before but this was our first visit. CONKERS offers both indoor and outdoor experiences across 120 acres of …

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Sunday Photo

Growing Sunflowers

Just after Mouse was born, Monkey planted a tomato seed; he loved it, watered it, watched it and even talked to it. The plant grew and tomatoes started to form. There was an unfortunate snail attack on the plant and most tomatoes did not survive; but only a few weeks later we had something – one …

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Sunday Photo

Sunday Photo