Category Archives: UK

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…

Learning the ropes; HighBall Climbing Centre, Norwich.

As part of our family’s christmas present (to ourselves) we thought we’d book a lesson in rock climbing at a local centre in Norwich – which is where we were based at the time.  We chose the Highball Climbing Centre that is located in the Twickenham Road Business Park. It’s about a 10-15 minute journey from the…

Washing clothes on the road; packing light & protecting the environment

;This is not a new discovery, far from it, but it’s one that works really well for us so I thought I’d share it with you. Whether we try to limit clothes and pack minimilistically or take everything we own, we still need to wash our clothes and with three kids who seem incapable of…