The Great Outdoors

The Fillongley Show 2015

Well it was on our summer to-do list last year, but we never made it. So when I heard the Fillongley show was on this weekend it was a must for us! Especially as we had no plans – a rare occurence by all accounts! I was riding in the morning, so we didn’t make […]

Spinalonga Boat Trip

Have you read the book The Island by Victoria Hislop? I highly recommend it as a great book for beach reading! I visited the Island of Spinalonga around 19 years ago whilst on holiday in Crete. And spent 2 summers after that, living and working in the town of Elounda, which faced the island. I […]

Kenilworth Carnival 2015

The fourth of July is a big day in the USA. here in Britain not so much. However this year it saw the Kenilworth Carnival 2015 being held not far from us. We discovered the carnival last year and had a lovely day out there, so decided it was well worth doing again. Especially as the sun was shining […]

Kingsbury Water Park

We had a lovely trip to Kingsbury Water Park¬†last weekend. Similar to Ryton Pools, and managed by the same people, the only charge to enter is the ¬£3.50 car park charge. We set off at around 11am, having packed up a picnic and the childrens bikes. We headed first for the brilliant playground that is […]

Geronimo Festival, Tatton Park

On Saturday 23rd May we headed up north to the Geronimo Festival. It was a treat for Rachel’s birthday but one for all of us to enjoy – including Grandad who we met there! We set off just after 7.30am as we were not sure how the traffic would be a)because it was a bank […]

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