Exploring the Jurassic Coast with Discover Dorset Tours

•Review• I have lived in the Bournemouth area for over twenty years now and yet, I feel there are still so many parts of Dorset I have yet to explore. We quite often head out to the New Forest, which is just across the border in Hampshire, but we don’t often go in the opposite direction, along the Jurassic Coast. When I was offered the chance to join Discover Dorset...

Mummy Mondays – Summer Holiday Plans

The kids broke up from school a week and a half ago, and the 6 week summer break began. Fortunately, with Ed being a teacher now and working freelance myself, we are able to spend the holidays with the kids. This is what we’ve got planned for the summer… Camp Bestival By the time you read this, we will have already returned from Camp Bestival, but I wanted to include...

Mummy Mondays – Preparing for Our First Family Festival

Something very exciting is happening this month, well ok actually there are several exciting things happening this month. July may in fact be our most exciting month so far this year, but what I wanted to discuss today was our very first festival as a family as we are off to Camp Bestival! Camp Bestival is in its 10th year but this will be my first time attending, despite it...

Family Day Out – Compton Acres – Poole 

Family time is so important to me. Yesterday I took the kids to a local gardens – Compton Acres. The children love being outdoors so they were in their element. My mum and sister came along, and we bought a picnic lunch on the way.       The weather was a little temperamental and we were caught in a huge hail storm half way round the gardens. We didn’t let this...