When a couple of spots appeared on Freya's legs we thought we knew what was coming - the dreaded chicken pox*. Mark was promptly dispatched to stock up on calamine lotion and oats while I reached for the iPad to start frantically scanning Pinterest for things to do indoors with a child who, if anything, … Continue reading Easy Crafts With Children – Salt Dough Butterflies.
As a family, we quite often find ourselves rushing here, there and everywhere to try and fit everything in. For the most part we have fun while we are doing it but sometimes we just need to ease up on the pace a little - and where better than the RSPB's Strumpshaw Fen, where even this … Continue reading Things To Do In Norfolk: Strumpshaw Fen.
Our third year of butterfly hunting has got off to a great start, with several new ones ticked off our list already. Sadly, though, in general it seems these are worrying times for UK butterflies, which suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016. According to the charity Butterfly Conservation: "A mild winter followed by a cold spring … Continue reading My Sunday (Ok, Saturday) Photo – April 15th, 2017.
We are just back from a glorious week at the Haven Seashore Caravan Park in Great Yarmouth with my parents to celebrate my birthday. One sunny afternoon, while my mum watched Freya as she napped, I spent a very happy couple of hours wandering the North Denes snapping photos of butterflies I had never seen … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 23.