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Mary Rose Portsmouth
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A History Lesson at The Mary Rose, Portsmouth

  • January 22, 2019

Last weekend we decided to get out of Dorset and visit somewhere new. It was absolutely freezing so we didn’t want to spend too much time outside and decided to visit The Mary Rose in Portsmouth. You’ve probably heard of The Mary Rose, one of Henry

Days Out

The Abandoned Dorset Village of Tyneham

  • January 17, 2019

We have visited Tyneham Village near Lulworth in Dorset a couple of time but I’m aware that not many people have heard of it. It has a really interesting story, so if you’re in the area (or even if you’re local) and are looking for

What we did in 2018
Parenting

What We Did In 2018

  • January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! Normally at the start of the month I take a look back at what we got up to over the last month, this time though I thought it would be more fun to look back over the last 12 months. I count

Petlake Alpacas of the New Forest
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Petlake Alpacas of the New Forest

  • September 5, 2018

Last weekend we found a gem in the New Forest – I can’t believe we didn’t know about it before! Little H suddenly has a thing for llamas and alpacas. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen our llama haul from Flying

Windsor Castle
Days Out

Windsor Castle – A Great Day Out But NOT In The Summer!

  • July 23, 2018

Last weekend we went to Windsor Castle as an early birthday treat for my niece. We hadn’t been before and were looking forward to doing a bit of sightseeing and one of the Queen’s homes. I’ve recently written a few posts about things you can

VIP-ing It At Hollywood Bowl Tower Park
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VIP-ing It At Hollywood Bowl Tower Park

  • July 14, 2018

This week while the rest of the country was watching England in the semi-final of the World Cup, Little H and I joined some fellow Bournemouth Bloggers at Hollywood Bowl Tower Park in Poole to find out more about their Summer of Fun. Hollywood bowl Summer of

Days Out Parenting

Longleat Safari Park And Festival of Light

  • December 31, 2017

On Christmas Eve we had a lovely day out visiting Longleat Safari Park for the first time – well, I’d been before about 35 years ago but not sure that counts! The main thing we wanted to see was the Festival of Light which starts

Parenting

A National Trust Christmas at Kingston Lacy

  • December 21, 2017

We’re well and truly in the Christmas spirit here and have been on some fab Christmas outings. Last weekend we went to National Trust’s Kingston Lacy in Wimborne, Dorset to see the illuminated gardens. We have a National Trust family pass (which I can’t recommend highly