Is there a greater pleasure than eating fish and chips by the sea? A good old fashioned British pastime, no British seaside holiday is complete without it. Of course it had to feature on our bucket list. On our holiday to New Quay in June, we found a lovely little fish and chip restaurant which … Continue reading Eat fish and chips by the sea – Tick!
My favourite shot from the weekend is this view of the lake we walked around yesterday evening. The wind was blowing and it was threatening rain, yet the lake looked stunning. There is just something about the light at that time of the day.
A fantastic, sensory activity for the first hot day of the summer is to set up a garden toy / car wash. It's a great win/win activity because it keeps kids occupied for the afternoon, cools them down on a hot day and cleans any build up on your garden toys ready for playing with … Continue reading Car washing Role Play- Tick!
Sadly for us, having two young children, we decided that going abroad was probably not an option this summer. Both logistically and financially, it was out of the question. In fact we haven't been outside of the U.K. for more than 5 years, since falling pregnant with Banana. Cue sad face, and feeling sorry for … Continue reading Find a view – Tick!
One activity that we love to do every year, is to visit one of the local Pick Your Own farms and pick summer fruits. Last year we went at the beginning of August, by which time the strawberry crop was long gone. This year we tried to go a little earlier so we could … Continue reading Go fruit picking – Tick!
No British child's summer is surely complete without attending a carnival? The bright colours, the smells of hotdogs, the sweet taste of candy floss, the feeling of terrified delight as you are zoomed through the air on a fairground ride. A real delight for kids of all ages ( and adults too) A few weeks … Continue reading Fun at the Carnival – Tick!
As far as UK summers go, 2016 has been a fairly good one. We've had at least a few days of sunshine each month meaning that we've been able to do squeeze in lots of different activities. This time we went swimming in an outdoor pool. We have a lovely (although unheated!) pool, not too … Continue reading Swim Outdoors – Tick!
Occasionally, there is nothing for it except a relaxing afternoon spent in the garden. I am a huge fan of traditional garden toys such as balls, skipping rope and hula hoops. The nostalgia from my own childhood, when these things were more than enough to keep us entertained all afternoon. But also, the fact that … Continue reading Play beach ball -Tick!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I just adore this shot of Duckling from the other day. I love how her hair reflects her wild child personality 😍