Goodbye to Summer!

The kids went back to school last week and it was time to say goodbye to our summer outside. I’ll be honest, the house, cats and me, sighed with relief as the kids went back to school! It wasn’t that I was fed up with them being at home, more fed up of some of…

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Stick boy’s first Scout Camp

My Son, affectionately known as Stick boy, has recently started going to Scouts. He’s only been there a few weeks but was able to go on his first Scout Camp with them a few weekends ago. I asked him how he got on in this interview. His answers are in his own words. Where was…

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A Bumble About in North Yorkshire

When I told my Husband, we were camping for an Outdoor Bloggers weekend there was a look of dismay that briefly crossed his face. Our tent hadn’t survived the last camping trip and we had a weekend with rain and gale force winds, re-pegging in the middle of the night. It wasn’t fun. I did however…

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Yorkshire Walks: a walk around Scar House Reservoir

We have enjoyed lovely walks at some of Yorkshire Water’s reservoirs including Swinsty and Fewston. I was pleased to hear that as the second largest landowner in Yorkshire, Yorkshire Water is currently working hard to enhance its access across some of the most scenic reservoir’s, allowing all users to visit and enjoy these tranquil countryside…

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Beningbrough Hall

At last the weekend brought us sunshine and the feeling that indeed Spring is here. A great day for a family adventure and we headed to Beningbrough Hall, a National trust site not far from York. We’ve finally decided to buy National Trust membership, so this was the perfect opportunity to get it and use…

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