Family Fun

Bolton Abbey

A day of glorious sunshine. We don’t get many of those so decided to make the most of it and head over to Bolton Abbey near Skipton in *cough* Yorkshire *cough*. I’d never been to Bolton Abbey before and wasn’t…
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WIN: Tickets to see The Pirate Gran!

AHOY THERE, ME MATEYS! The Pirate Gran is coming to stage at The Lowry in Manchester! I’m actually really gutted that I can’t make it myself with the boys, but I do have a family ticket to give away to…
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My Weekend of Freedom

The husband he has gone away To go walking (quite a lot) The boys and I had our big plan Of films and fizzy pop A weekend full of games and fun Had started off so well Their friend was…
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Family Theatre: The Sooty Show

The day before Rowan’s birthday, we’re off to see some of my old childhood friends. This friendly bunch bring back memories of pre-school fun, and I also recall having them with me while I got better on grandma’s sofa if…
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Our Lost Boys Photoshoot

One rainy day we were invited by DJ Archer Photography to be involved in a Lost Boys themed photo shoot for our two boys and two other beautiful boys we know, who belong to Jenny from The Brick Castle. Although…
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Camping Checklist for Newbies

  I’m something of a seasoned camper (salt & pepper flavour) but I still use my old faithful checklist whenever we’re packing up the car for a camping trip. (To read about our most recent trip to Clitheroe – in…
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Tandle Hill Country Park

While the weather is nice, I want to try and get outside more often. Longer walks with the dog and a chance to wear the kids out a bit more would be lovely. This week we went to Tandle Hill…
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Camping in Clitheroe

Ever wondered what camping is like in Lancashire? Ey up, we’re here in Clitheroe Pitching up our tent The footprint’s sorta mouldy One ot’ poles is bent The forecast did look gorgeous On checking yesterday But the sun went in…
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