Category Archives: UK

We re-homed a Pony! (sort of)

Our kids have been asking for a dog (not a pony!) off and on for about four years but it’s never really fit with our lifestyle; that is until we decided to change our lifestyle. I’ve found a dog Sophie: “I’ve found a dog that needs re-homing. Can we have him?” Me: “Eeerrrr what?…… let…

Rievaulx Terrace vs Rievaulx Abbey – with kids!

Nestled into the sleepy hills of the north Yorkshire countryside lies the charming village of Rievaulx where there’s both an Abbey and a Terrace. One is owned by English Heritage and the other by National Trust. These places are distinctive and both have something unique to offer but what’s the difference between the two? What…

Better Flamingos than Sardinia! A photo tour around Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Whilst we were staying on a narrow boat on Gloucester’s canals, we took a day trip to the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. It is one of the only places in the world where you can see all five species of flamingos. Having spent a month on Sardinia chasing these pesky creatures to little avail, I was in…

An urban buzzy bee Airbnb experience through Kings Cross. London

When I recently downloaded the AirBNB app from the Google Store these strange ‘experiences’ popped up on my screen. Totally baffled and probably busy battling children, I ignored them… until they again popped up on my screen the next day. Curiosity got the better of me and as I swiped right, I came across this EXPERIENCE offering…