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Autumn by the Beach in Dorset

Hello, It has been a week since I’ve sprained my ankles, and although my ankles are displaying some beautiful colours I am hobbling about fairly well. At least for short periods of time anyway. My poor hubby ended up having to cancel his trip away that he had…

Remember, Remember….not to fall off the bed!

Hello, I’m writing this today with my feet propped up in the air and an ice pack wrapped around an ankle. Even my shoulders and upper arms ache from the unexpected task of having to support my entire bodyweight. Today’s post should have reached you yesterday…

A Weekend Colouring in Autumn.

Hello, It’s been a lovely few days here, if not challenging at times. The sun has been shining though, and it has felt important that we make the most of it. Before the last of the sun fades away along with the Autumn. And to go along with…

Piggy went Pumpkin Picking.

Hello, Halloween is fast approaching, and Autumn is in full swing here in Kent. We have been pumpkin picking for the last three years now, and it is fast becoming a family tradition. I know many people who are not big Halloween fans but in my household, Halloween is a…

Autumn is coming!

Hello, August has drawn to a close and with it is the beginning of the end of Summer. It heralds the coming of Autumn and Winter, my favourite seasons. The nights will start to draw in as the leaves turn from green to a glorious mixture of gold, red and…

My Ten Top Tips to Camping with Small Children.

Hello, If you have read some of my more recent posts. You’ll gather that we went camping for a week in August. Now this was really fun and our most successful camping trip to date. However there are some things that we would do differently and some things…

Piggy went Camping

Hello, Normally in the past when we have holidayed in the UK we have camped in Scotland. Now I love Scotland I truly do but last year we had an abysmal experience, and it wasn’t wholly down to the bad weather conditions. It was one of those holidays…

Growing Vegetables – The Good and The Bad

Hello, My season of growing vegetables is almost beginning to come to an end. It’s been a interesting learning curve growing vegetables in my back garden and I have had very mixed results. But it hasn’t put me off for growing vegetables next year, I will…

Messing about on the river with dragonflies and butterflies

Hello, The heatwave in my part of the country is still going strong. In fact it rather makes you want to go into holiday mode. Since my last post, I have struggled to slot back into my routine. Instead I have played hooky with my little pigs, choosing instead to…

Growing vegetables for the very first time…….

Hello, Spring is definitely under way here in Kent, even if it is still quite chilly at times. There are lambs in the fields and flowers and buds everywhere. Butterflies are becoming more numerous and bumbling bumble bees lazily drone from bluebell to bluebell in the woods. Slowly but surely…