Family

  • Siblings {February 2014}

    Jess McGlynn February 10, 2014

    This month has been all about secrets.  Away from the eyes of Mummy and Daddy, secret adventures, secret missions, secret games. Meg and Eli have started to shut themselves away to make little plans and then emerge, some time later to say they can’t tell…

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  • Grabbing Some Fresh Air

    Jess McGlynn February 6, 2014

    Last weekend we didn’t have much of an opportunity to get out and about.  On Saturday we visited my parents in Loughborough, returning late in the evening.  Sunday morning was spent recovering from our late night, before myself and Meg headed out to a birthday…

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  • Day Out: WWT Martin Mere Wetlands Centre

    Jess McGlynn January 28, 2014

    Last week, Eli and myself were taken out by a lovely new friend we have made here in our village to Martin Mere Wetlands Centre.  I had spotted it signposted a few times since we’ve been here, and my Other Half has remarked on us…

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  • Exploring the Sand Dunes…

    Jess McGlynn January 23, 2014

    Yes, I’m sorry, more beach pictures!! Last weekend we drove the 15 minutes or so down to Formby Beach to walk through the woodlands which are famed for their red squirrels, and down to the beach to walk over the sand dunes. Although the day…

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  • Review: Go Ape

    Jess McGlynn November 27, 2013

    In the spirit of trying things new, when I was asked by Go Ape to review their Sherwood Pines Treetop Adventure, I said yes even though it isn’t the kind of thing I would usually go for. However, I was determined to be brave and…

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  • Day Out: The National Space Centre

    Jess McGlynn August 25, 2013

    On Wednesday I decided to brave the school holiday crowds and take Meg and Eli to the National Space Centre.  I went online to check the prices the night before and was really pleased to see that under 5’s were free (not many places offer…

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  • Day Out: Pleasurewood Hills Amusement Park

    Jess McGlynn August 22, 2013

    As I mentioned in A Tale of Three Counties, the weekend before last we visited Pleasurewood Hills Amusement Park.  Meg loves thrill rides and was beyond excitement when we got into the car.  Her intensity did wane a bit when the maps app we were…

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