Local Fun

Climbing Mountains

Last Saturday I was in a bit of a funk.  We’d not really done much during the week, the girls were starting to get whingey and were spending far too long on their Nintendo DSs and Minecraft despite my best efforts, and I was desperate to get out of the house and have a really good, long walk.  We…

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A Forest Adventure

We are incredibly blessed to live very close to Cannock Chase – a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  It’s home to wild deer, hundreds of miles of biking trails and woodland walks, plus several family friendly activities such as adventure play parks, Go-Ape and the Stick Man activity trail (previously the Gruffalo Trail).  I love going for…

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A Walk in the Bluebell Woods

The bank holiday weekend was a bit of a washout where we are.  Both Saturday and Sunday were mostly rainy with only the occasional glimpse of sunshine in between the torrential showers.  We managed to nip out to our local Waterstones (Ella’s favourite shop!) so she could buy a book with her pocket money, we watched DVDs and did some painting. …

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