Charity

The gift of giving

I remember buying my first lottery ticket at 18. I was certain I was going to win. My life was going to be amazing and all my dreams would come true. Prince Charming would scoop me up onto a unicorn and…
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Becoming Wildlife Trust members

At the beginning of the year we decided to assess our household outgoings. We had been paying our National Trust membership for around three years, and neither of us could remember the last time we used it. While we think…
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Gung-Ho! returns to Manchester

Last year, Heaton Park in Manchester played host to a huge inflatable obstacle course, which goes by the name ‘Gung-Ho!’. The event was a huge success by all accounts and so is back for 2017 and is bigger than ever. Cbeebies…
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Nature Bingo

Today is the first of June and therefore the first day of our #30DaysWild adventure, and we started with Nature Bingo. I saw a tweet about #30DaysWild a few weeks ago and signed up for the free pack they were…
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Easter Egg Hunt at Cilgerran Castle, Cardigan

Easter wouldn’t be nearly as fun for us if we didn’t do a National Trust Easter Egg Hunt. This year we were in Wales over the Easter bank holiday weekend so our treasure hunt was at Cilgerran Castle just outside…
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Supporting Carers Trust

I’ve been my grandma’s carer for just over three years now. She never had great health and her fall in 2012 left her unable to carry out the every day tasks you and I do without a second thought. My…
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The #BigWildSleepout for RSPB

Recently my husband took our eldest son (and the dog) wild camping as part of the RSPB #BigWildSleepout. Our son was raising money for the charity and managed to raise £50.00 in total which he was really pleased with. £50.00…
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Live Below The Line: An Introduction

Next week, from 28th April until 2nd May 2014, I’m gonna be hungry. I don’t mean a bit peckish but really, properly, uncomfortably hungry. At least, I’m expecting to be. For those five days I will be living on the…
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