For a lovely hands on farm experience, check out Miller’s Ark in Hook.
Last week, I was invited on a press trip to Winchester. Having spent my early childhood living just outside Winchester in the beautiful New Alresford, I was keen to go and reminisce. Afterall, I knew Winchester well. There is a Cathedral where St Swithern is buried, a round table and some nice shops, I thought. […]
This Saturday, as part of our festive day out in Basingstoke we visited Milestones museum. I had visited the museum with the children around 4 years ago but they were too small to remember it. I wasn’t really sure whether it would interest them or not, but to my surprise, they all loved it. Basically […]
On Saturday we visited Basingtoke and took the boys to see the pantomime Sleeping Beauty at The Anvil. “Oh no you didn’t!” “Oh yes we did!” We have been taking the boys to the pantomime for a number of years now. Finding a pantomime with the correct balance of adult humour whilst being suitable for […]
On Saturday we had a fun filled festive day out in Basingstoke. It is so easy to forget that there are some fantastic places to visit nearby. Basingstoke is only 45 minutes from where I live, but not somewhere I particularly think of visiting. Until now that is! We started our day at Milestones museum. This […]
Basingstoke in Hampshire has Christmas all wrapped up this year! I can hardly believe that December is so close. It is time to start feeling festive. Book some Christmas theatre tickets and do a spot of shopping. Festival Place is filled with lots of great shops, so you can get all your Christmas gifts in […]
This week we headed to Hamble on the Hampshire coast to do some crabbing. It is not something I have ever done before, but I was pretty sure the boys would enjoy it. We started by having a lovely lunch at The Blue Star Cafe. The children’s meals were large and reasonably priced and I […]