A Cycle Ride to Slaidburn YHA

A Cycle Ride to Slaidburn YHA Seize the moment.   This is exactly what we did last week.   Dave had a quiet couple of days at work, the weather was nice so we decided to get our bikes out and go for a cycle ride to Slaidburn YHA.   We first did …

A look back at Summer

A look back at Summer It’s very much Autumn now, there is a leaf blower walking outside my window as I type.  It’s making me feel a little nostalgic so I have decided to take a look back at all the fun things we have been doing over the Summer.   …

A Walk up Clougha Pike

We are very fortunate to live in the North West of England surrounded by beautiful country landscapes of the Lake District, Peak District, The Forest of Bowland and the sea of Morecambe Bay.   It’s the Forest of Bowland where we’ve spent a few days l. A Walk up Clougha Pike …

10 Things I Learnt at BlogOn MSI 2016

At the weekend I attended BlogOn MSI at Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.   If you are not a blogger this is a blogging conference for bloggers to network and schmooze with other bloggers, brands and PR companies.  Along with a collection of inspiring talks, good food, wine and some …

Missing the First Word

Did I really just miss my sons first word? We all love the milestones of our children and today for the first time Dave has taken full care of the Robot for the whole day.   We had a heart to heart last week and I said that I would share …

A Last Minute Summer Holiday

Today is officially Autumn.  The temperature dropped dramatically yesterday and I’m sat under a blanket as I type.  A mere two days ago though we were on a last-minute Summer holiday.   The British weather never seems to let me down.  August is notoriously rubbish but September I always say is …

Westmorland County Show

A Day Out to Westmorland County Show Billed as one of the countrys largest one day agricultural show the Westmorland County Show is the place to be!  With 10s of 1000s of visitors each year it really is truely epic! This is the first year I’ve been and was founded …

Lets All Go to the Zoo

Lets All Go to the Zoo Maybe not all of us…  The Robot and I have purchased an annual pass to our local Zoo The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis.  It’s only 20 minutes up the road and as zoos go it’s not that big.  We can walk round it in an …

Walk up to Bowscale Tarn

This last weekend has been all about the parties! Our go to party on Sunday was in Keswick in the Lake District at 3pm. It being fairly late in the day we had time to go exploring beforehand. We packed up a picnic lunch and headed for Mungrizedale just outside …

Cycle Camping to Malham Cove

Cycle Camping to Malham Cove We haven’t been on a bike adventure since May so we decided we decided on Friday night that we should go cylce camping to Malham Cove.  Saturday morning we got up as normal with the Robot and set to packing for our trip.  We’re pretty …