A Visit To The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.

It is one of those ‘getting to know you’ questions that sometimes gets asked at parties: "If you could go back in time, what period would you most like to visit?" I always say early 1800s England, purely because I’d like to live in the Big House, wear expensive flouncy dresses and be called Lady … Continue reading A Visit To The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.

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Entertaining Young Children On A long Car Journey – Travel Doodles Review.

Quite a few of my sentences now seem to start with the words ‘when I was young...’, which prompted Freya to ask what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. It was tempting to make up stories about having a pet tyrannosaurus but I had to admit that while I’m old, I’m not that … Continue reading Entertaining Young Children On A long Car Journey – Travel Doodles Review.

My Sunday Photo – August 26th, 2018.

Freya is finally five! She has been waiting so SO long for this day. All of her school friends  are five already and she's been asking since January: "Why isn't it my birthday yet?" As we recently spent the week in such an usual environment (for us) I couldn't resist getting some birthday photos. You can … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – August 26th, 2018.

Our First Family Road Trip To Wales.

While I love living in Norfolk, my head has well and truly been turned by North Wales - especially the hills. Oh, the hills. We’re just back from a trip to the wild, wild west and it feels a little like I left something behind - possibly some fingernails from gripping on to anything and … Continue reading Our First Family Road Trip To Wales.