‘Game After Sticky Game’! A Guide to Nature’s Ultimate Toy… The Stick.

You can't beat a good stick for making the great outdoors even more of an adventure. Take a look at these fab ideas and books and get a little inspiration for some wholesome family fun. We're making the most of the cooler, if somewhat rainy, autumn days here. It looks like it's going to be... Continue Reading →

Cache in on the Worldwide Treasure Hunt Phenomenon!

This summer one of our favorite discoveries has been Geocaching. Ideal for getting us out of doors on the less toasty days; the children have loved having a purpose to our walks and seeking out all different kids of treasures! Follow our first steps and see if you are inspired to join hunt... Getting Started... Continue Reading →

Dive in to Shark Week With Us!

Forget apple pie, baseball and pick up trucks, the most American of institutions is returning to the small screen next week and anticipation is hitting fever point around here! Shark Week's 30th anniversary event starts on Sunday July 22nd and we've got fin-tastic fun for all, whichever side of the ocean you're watching from... Having... Continue Reading →

Grow Your Own Nature Hikers

My kids are not walkers. Bikes they can ride for miles, both had no training wheels before they were three and a half and could cover good distance, but walking they hate (or so they think). Which is a shame because as whole we love the great outdoors. I'm trying to change this. Read on... Continue Reading →

A Beginner’s Guide to the 4th July…

American Independence Day, or the 4th July, is huge here. It's one of those rare days when the whole country stops and celebrates the same things - all things stars, stripes and summer. As such, it is probably surprising for anyone that's grown up with this tradition that many people back in the 'Mother Country'... Continue Reading →

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