Today I took the small ones to go and see ‘The Night That Autumn Turned To Winter’. A Little Bulb theatre production for kids at the Old Vic in Bristol. You know when you watch a kids film and it’s tongue in cheeky and silly enough to make you laugh more than your kids.. (or maybe that’s just me). It’s like that. The three scout/fairies/guardians … Continue reading The Night That Autumn Turned To Winter-Review-Bristol Old Vic Theatre
Baking is quite a precise process. It is not like in regular cooking where you can add a little bit of this and a little bit of that, get creative, personal and balance out things quite easy if you go a bit wrong. Baking is a bit more MATH. If you guess it, it generally might not even work and quite possibly taste disgusting. Baking … Continue reading ‘Baking’ with kids. 5 ways to make your life easier
This christmas visit ‘Longleat Festival of Light’ Continue reading LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT AND SANTA EXPRESS REVIEW.
Here are some lovely outdoor wintery walks around where we live in Frome. THE WHITE HORSE OF WESTBURY (or sometimes called Bratton Horse) The white horse of Westbury is a big white chalk horse carved onto the top of a steep hill on the edge of the Bratton downs. From what I can gather, there has been a horse carved on there for 300 years … Continue reading LUSH WALKS AROUND FROME (Somerset and Wiltshire). All free, with amazing views , kid friendly and good for your body and soul!
We live in a little town in Somerset called Frome which is a little bit of an arty, hippy, lovely little town about 13 miles south of Bath and 25 miles to Bristol. I think it’s well worth a visit and if you do ever find yourself here with your family, here are a few places to check out in and around. KID THINGS LONGLEAT … Continue reading THINGS TO DO AROUND FROME WITH KIDS.
We were out for hours and hours last Saturday. Just driving around aimlessly, not knowing where we were going or what we were even looking for. It was like the old days of driving around looking for a countryside rave. Apart from we had two small children, some empty plastic bags and this great book. Foraging for Free.. Autumn is coming and for my kids … Continue reading NEW RAVE WEEKEND FORAGING- Blackberry and Elderberry jam recipe
From alternative living in France too… (cue classical music) the quintessentially British COUNTRY SHOW. We never went to country shows as kids.. living Reading weren’t really that country..INIT. But for my husband and his farmer crew fam it was a big part of rural life. When I first went to one with a toddler I couldn’t believe no one had told me how great these things are for young children. … Continue reading THE GREAT BRITISH COUNTRY SHOW
On Sunday I had a bit of well deserved ‘me time’ and went down to the ‘Frome Independent Market’…alone… it was bliss. http://www.thefromeindependent.org.uk On the first Sunday of each month (March – December 10am – 3pm) our amazing, creative, quirky little town shuts down to traffic and turns itself into ‘The Frome Independent’. The streets become jam packed with people and stalls, full of fantastic talent … Continue reading FROME INDEPENDENT MARKET
We went camping at the weekend in a field in Dorset, near Weymouth. Its about 1.5 hours away from where we live in Frome. We ‘hired’ out a field (which was surprisingly easy to do) for our exclusive use of as there was so many of us. It was very basic, with only tent toilets and thats about it as far as it went amenities … Continue reading FAMILY CAMPING AND DORSET BEACHES