Adventures

Back in Beautiful Bude (Part 3)

This is the third and final part of my mini-series of blogs documenting our time in beautiful Bude for a week-long family break during the Easter holidays.  You can find part one here and part two here. We’ve been home for over a month now and looking back over all my photos and remembering all the fun…

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Making New Friends

A few weeks ago on a lovely, sunny Saturday, the girls and I headed up to Trentham Gardens for the afternoon.  Trentham is somewhere we go several times a year – it’s one of our favourite places to visit as there are loads of things there for the girls to enjoy whatever the season – the lakeside walk and…

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Back in Beautiful Bude (Part 2)

This is part two of my mini-series of blogs about being back in beautiful Bude for a week long family break during the Easter holidays.  You can find part one here. As I started putting this post together I’ve realised just how much fun we managed to pack into the time we had.  We had a…

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In Search Of Bluebells…

Every year for the last few years, since the girls have been old enough to properly appreciate it really, we’ve headed off on a family adventure in search of bluebells.  It’s become a bit of a tradition as it’s usually around the time of my birthday that they’re all in bloom (though this year they’re a…

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Back in Beautiful Bude (Part 1)

Every year we visit Bude in North Cornwall for a week-long family holiday.  I’ve written before about how both my husband and I spent a lot of time there as children and how we’re now passing on the tradition with our girls by returning to the same place and making plenty of new memories together…

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A Sunny Spring Sunday

As I sit here typing this it’s the middle of the Easter holidays and we’ve not long arrived home from a week-long holiday in Cornwall.  The husband is on his way back from taking the teenager home (*sob* – we’ve loved having her for the week and wish she could stay for longer) and I’m taking a break…

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Fairy-spotting at Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens is one of our favourite local places to visit and we usually go at least once in each season – it’s beautiful there year-round, with the ever-changing landscape and garden displays and there is plenty to keep family members of all generations entertained. Summertime shows off glorious bursts of colour (the wildflower meadows are my…

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