Birthdays, camping in Gloucester and day in Bath

Sorry for being quiet on here – its been a busy few weeks.  I am in the middle of learning some new stuff at work that I am picking up.  This means that I am playing catch up with all of my other work.  Writing a blog post is really difficult when you are so […]

Shipley Park

Happy Sad few days and Fathers Day 2017

Its currently Fathers Day – Happy Fathers Day to all of the dads out there!! Not least my dad and of course Eddie. This week has been an odd one – its been heat-wave weather.  Its actually too hot to do anything other than sit in the car with the air con on full blast.  […]

Weekend purchases without clothing

Weekend – Shopping and food food food!

Early Start to the weekend Last weekend was a busy one.  On Saturday, we had to be up at 6am, to take Tom and his friends off for a Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition to Ilam in Derbyshire. They all headed off with all of their gear, into soggy Derbyshire! Next we popped into Nottingham, […]

Day trip - YSP beautiful landscape

Day trip out to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

During half term last week, I only had the one day off work with the kids.  Wanting to do something with them that didn’t cost the earth; my daughter, who is an art student, suggested the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for a good day trip.  She had been for a visit with college and enjoyed it, however, she […]