My parents are both facing big birthdays this year and himself's will follow suit in the next couple of years too. Yep, the big 7 0. We wanted to make sure they got some treats for their important birthdays that show how much we appreciate them. Here are some of the ideas we looked into.… Continue reading Ideas for big birthdays
What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday
We're off next weekend, for our first big holiday since 2019. We love a Eurocamp caravan, even doing our first fly-drive at the beginning of June. Every time we go, I think of things we didn't take. So, I'm going to write a list of things I'm packing in case it's useful to anyone else… Continue reading What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday
Le Mans 24 Hours 2022: Our Picks
The Le Mans 24 hours race takes place at the Circuit de la Sarthe this weekend (11-12 June 2022). The experience watching from home is rather odd - no crowds, no smoke from the campsite barbecues wafting around, and of course the whole atmosphere is missing. We managed to get invested in 2020 and last… Continue reading Le Mans 24 Hours 2022: Our Picks
7 Things to do in Kent
At Easter (2022), we spent a week exploring Kent. Here's a quick round up of our favourite things that you should do if you visit the "garden of England". 1. Explore a seaside town Kent has a lot of coastline, it's all sticky outy at the East end of the the South coast of the… Continue reading 7 Things to do in Kent
Our Easter Break
This is just a bit of a round up post as I return to the blog after a wonderful, chilled out Easter break for 2022. Friday 8th April The boys and I had a busy day. First off large boy needed new school shoes, PE trainers and a summer waterproof. So we went to a… Continue reading Our Easter Break
Taking A Festive Break
Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas. I'm taking a few days off to enjoy some cuddles, laughs, and lots of food with my family. I might be back on 28th or I might not. I hope everyone has a joyful and peaceful few days. But I know Christmas can be awful for some of us… Continue reading Taking A Festive Break
What happens when you blog less?
So, earlier in the year I decided to take a little break from the blog while we went on holiday. It was lovely just enjoying some family time and not doing any promotion - either through Twitter threads or Facebook groups. When we came back I decided not to return to the way I'd been… Continue reading What happens when you blog less?
Christmas Prep: Roast Beef
As I said a few weeks ago, we're hosting Christmas in 2021 - my parents are free to travel at last (after my Gran died in April, previous years they always stayed at home so that she could visit them for the day) and my brother and his wife have booked a room in a… Continue reading Christmas Prep: Roast Beef
Memories of Grandad
The very lovely Michelle over at Boomer Eco Crusader asked me if I had any stories to tell for her beautiful series of Clutter Tales. I'd recently had to deal with some clutter, so my Grandad easily came to mind. The Clutter Tales series is a set of responses that various people have to coming… Continue reading Memories of Grandad
Le Mans 24 Hours 2021: Our Picks
The delayed Le Mans 24 hours race takes place at the Circuit de la Sarthe this weekend (21-22 August 2021). We missed it in June and the experience watching from home is rather odd - no crowds, no smoke from the campsite barbecues wafting around, and of course much more racing in darkness in August… Continue reading Le Mans 24 Hours 2021: Our Picks
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