Happy Days 42 Zoo, Puddles and Awards

Even though I wrote last weeks happy days post late it feels like it was months ago!  It has been such a busy week and I’ve got loads of done and been on lots of adventures with the Robot.  I’ve been processing a lot of stuff that has been going …

The Eden Project

The Eden Project has been high up on my list of places that I’d love to visit.  Being about 300 miles away from where I live it’s always been a little too far to go on a day trip!  Over Christmas though I got my chance.  We took off to …

A Walk up Potters Tarn – Staveley

Why is it when I start to write a bit of an outdoors themed blog post I always start to bring up the weather.  I was about to launch in to “The weather has been…”   Nope not this time lovely people I’m not going to mention the beautiful Autumnal clear …

Blackpool Illuminations 2016

My Birthday outing this year was to go and see the Blackpool Illuminations.  I was a kid the last time I saw them and Dave has never seen them so we figured that it would be nice to take the Robot.  Anything sparkly seems quite magical to little eyes. This …

Geocaching – My First Goal!

We’ve been geocachers for a couple of months now and really starting to enjoy it.  So much so I requested a day out to go geocaching last weekend.  I opened the geocache map on my phone to see where there were some good clusters/series altogether.  I really wanted this trip …

A Welly Walk #WalkWithWynsors

A Welly Walk There is one thing that we do well in the Two Tiny Hands household and that’s getting outside and going for a walk.  This is exactly what we did last week but this time with a twist.  We were invited by Wynsors to Brockholes Nature Reserve near …

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 …