Dear Mummy, we’ve had an eventful week with the crazy weather and my 6th Birthday on the cards. The prospect of snow was exciting, however we didn’t anticipate how much would fall in such a small space of time here in Basingstoke. On Friday, the day before my birthday party, I woke to a dusting … More The day my birthday party got cancelled
Dear Mummy, in an effort to stay fit and healthy we’re kicking off 2019 with lots more outdoor adventures. For us walking is a great stress buster, especially at this time of year when my folks have returned to work and are feeling gloomy. My mummy is usually one for hibernating through to Spring, but … More Exploring Blackwood Forest, Hampshire
Dear Mummy, we had the most amazing start to 2018 with a trip to Coombe Mill in Cornwall. After the rush and chaos of Christmas, it was a welcomed break. I joined my folks and escaped from city life by heading into the countryside. When we first started blogging 4 years ago Fiona at Coombe … More A winters stay at Coombe Mill, Cornwall
Dear Mummy, this week saw us dust off our jackets and finally get some fresh air. There was a break in the rainy weather and we managed to get out for an afternoon to The Vyne, Basingstoke in Hampshire. The Vyne is a National Trust property which we’ve been visiting for years. We didn’t venture far … More Ducks on Ice at The Vyne, National Trust
Dear Mummy, we’ve been meaning to visit this National Trust property for ages but have always been distracted by other attractions nearer to us. The weather has been pretty miserable recently too, but we woke up to dry weather last weekend and decided to go on an epic adventure. We visited Stourhead in Mere, Wiltshire. Over … More Fairytales at Stourhead, National Trust
Dear Mummy, now is the perfect time to invest in wet weather gear for children. We’re big fans of all-in-one puddle suits for kids! They are practical, can be folded away easily and great for families on the move. Presently rain is stopping play, I’ve grown out of my last rain suit and with the … More Funky Puddle Suits for kids!
Dear mummy, what a week we’ve had! It’s great to have my folks back home from their travels in New York. We’ve been doing really festival things this week like putting up our Christmas Tree, reading some Christmas stories and singing some carols. (Well trying to..) It’s the first Christmas that I’ve really understood who … More A very festive week
Dear Mummy, it’s not every day that you meet someone you idolise. I’ve grown up with Disney’s Frozen. I sing all the songs and know the story inside out. All day I’m constantly singing “Let it goooooooooooo”. In the early days I demanded to watch the film back to back and I was hooked from the very first snowflake. … More Let it snow…
October, 2015 Eeeeeeeeek it’s the Sea Witch!!!! Dear Mummy, we went to visit my Grandparents on Hayling Island over the weekend. While we were down there we managed to get in another breezy walk down to the beach. Hayling Island is an island off the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire. It’s … More Sandy Sea Monsters on the beach!
Dear mummy, what a difference a day makes! Yesterday it was a glorious sunny day on the South Coast of England reaching highs of 28 degrees! Today it is wet, miserable and muggy! Our adventure yesterday started off well as we decided to head for the beach 1 hour & 20 minutes away, south of … More A windy day at the beach
Dear Mummy, every year for the past 3 years you’ve been taking me to see the roses at Mottisfont in Romsey, Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a medieval priory owned by The National Trust and we’ve had many adventures here. Every year in June, Mottisfont host an internationally renowned heritage collection of 19th century roses which draws crowds in from … More Roses in Bloom
Dear Mummy, we wandered down to the woods again at Micheldever. An enchanting wood which is renowned for its bluebells. The last of the Bluebells are dying and withering beneath our feet. I climb trees with my daddy and enjoy running round in the open space pointing at objects shouting “What’s that?!?” Mummy and I hunt for … More Bella’s Bluebells
The LEGOLAND Star Wars Event Bank Holiday Monday, May 4, 2015. Dear Mummy, we visited LEGOLAND in Windsor for the first time over the Bank Holiday weekend and had such a great experience we just had to share it with you. The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort was celebrating Star Wars Day on May 4 with its annual LEGO Star Wars … More The Star Wars Event at LEGOLAND
April 2015 Dear Mummy, we’ve been to Marwell Zoo many times before, but this was the first time that my mummy had her super-duper camera with her. She likes to think she’s David Bellamy and provided a running commentary on every enclosure we went to. I think daddy was getting sick of her towards the end of the … More Our spring trip to Marwell Zoo