Iconic North East England

I know… I know… the North East of England (at least that bit between North Yorkshire and Northumberland) isn’t on everyone’s bucket list – but it should be! Teesside is a fab place for kids! We were lucky enough to get to check out the Tees Transporter. It’s an amazing bridge… Built in 1911, it’s the oldest bridge … Read more Iconic North East England

Why take young children on Safari?

Time and time again, I have heard (or more usually read) ‘we don’t recommend safaris for young children’ and time and time again I hear myself muttering the same phrase in response ‘Why the hell not!?’ So… we’re here to debunk those ‘myths’ They won’t remember it… Well that is partly true, but in this … Read more Why take young children on Safari?

The Butterfly Farm, for a July birthday girl.

I’m A… a home educating mum of two girls – E, who is nearly 8 and little I, who has just turned one. At the end of May we were given the opportunity to be ‘Guest Adventurers’ for TPK which was so exciting for me and my elder child – who immediately set to work helping … Read more The Butterfly Farm, for a July birthday girl.

Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope… the final destination of our African adventure…. where we’d stand, perched between two oceans.. Well, apparently, that’s not quite true… The actual meeting of the Indian and Atlantic occurs approximately 100 miles away from here… but hey ho… it’s a nice story. And in any case, the children are now at … Read more Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope