I Climbed The Rigging On The SS Great Britain

I Climbed The Rigging On The SS Great Britain

Last weekend I climbed the rigging of the SS Great Britain! Me, anxious, scared to do anything girl. I donned a hard hat, and climbing gear and climbed the rigging up to a platform high above the boat. The platform in the above picture, looks pretty high right? It is...
Bristol Zoo Gardens Animatronic Big Bugs

Bristol Zoo Gardens Animatronic Big Bugs

I think this is the biggest red tailed bumble bee I’ve ever seen. Yesterday I took the Purple kids to the launch of Bristol Zoo Gardens animatronic Big Bugs. I wasn’t sure what to make of the idea of animatronic big bugs but in reality they’re...
Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Yeo (pronounced Yo) is from a saxon word meaning river, stream or water district. Yeo Valley is not officially marked on a map, but having visited it several times I can assure you that Yeo Valley feels like a real place to me. Yeo Valley are best known for their...
A Perfect Spring Day – Westonbirt Arboretum

A Perfect Spring Day – Westonbirt Arboretum

Yesterday we woke to a perfect spring day. Warm, bright, and still, definitely a day to get out of the city. We decided to make use of our Westonbirt Arboretum membership passes and spend the day in the woods. Last time we were at Westonbirt, in early April, spring...
Beach Days

Beach Days

I love the beach. It’s literally my favourite place in the whole wide world. My most local beach is Weston Super Mare. Known endearingly as Weston Super Mud for it’s lack of actual sea. It’s lovely if you like amusement arcades, fun fair and donkey...