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Shakespeare National Wonders

Shakespeare’s Birthday Parade – The National Wonders Tour

I’ve lived in Stratford Upon Avon all my life so you may be shocked to hear that I had never been to Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations until this weekend. I know that’s probably really hard to believe. I suppose when…

A Happy Place Makes Happy Memories

A Happy Place Makes Happy Memories

Summer has been and gone. Well, I say been and gone but I’m not totally convinced that we had a real Summer this year. We didn’t get away to anywhere hot and sunny, we have that to look forward…

Places To Go- The British Motor Museum

Places To Go: The British Motor Museum

It’s half term already. How is that even possible? Parents everywhere are looking for things to do and places to go so I thought it the perfect time to share with you my latest ‘Places To Go In Stratford…

Places To Go- The Fleece Inn

Places To Go: The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

As I live in such a beautiful part of the country, that is much visited by tourists, I’ve decided to share with you here on this blog, the places I’ve been going to. This post is all about food.…

Driving In The Cotswolds

Driving In The Cotswolds (& Why I’m Lucky I Can)

Sometimes it’s a bit depressing living in the Midlands. I live on the Warwickshire and Gloucestershire border, a stone’s throw from Stratford Upon Avon, which is the furthest away from a beach you can be in the UK. Yay.…

Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm

Places To Go: Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm

One sunny morning last month, with rain forecast for later that day, we decided to take the little man to a nice local tourist hotspot in our hometown of Stratford Upon Avon. I hadn’t been to the Butterfly Farm…

Little Grey Fergie at Cotswold Farm Park

On Saturday, 27th August I had a very excited little boy on my hands. He got to meet that children’s legend that is Little Grey Fergie. For any of you that live under a bush or don’t have children…

An afternoon at Jungle Town

I don’t know about you but the thought of soft play fills me with utter dread. I’m not ashamed to admit that I can’t stand it. It’s just one of those things that as a parent we have to…