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Crabs...do you suppose they get crabby after being caught countless times during crabbing?

I wouldn’t like to be a crab; not because they are incapable of walking forwards, or backwards for that matter; I suppose I would eventually get used to the idea of turning away from my intended destination in order to reach it plus having to periodically stop and turn to make sure I was still heading in the right direction; and not because their table manners are not up to scratch, the way they shovel their food in with both pincers makes my son’s table manners look positively perfect. 568 more words

Family Days Out

Picnics, pumpkins....pensive.

This weekend saw the annual Pumpkin Fest at National Trust Castle Ward, and as always it lived up to all expectations and more! J and S remembered the day from last year and were really looking forward to it and little L was very excited about all the wonderful ‘pumptkins’. 528 more words

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Places to Go With Kids

The Zoo

Most kids love animals. For that reason, taking kids to the zoo is pretty much always a slam dunk. Considering that most of the animals kept in zoos today are not likely to be seen by children in person, this can be a fun filled learning adventure for them to not only see animals they wouldn’t typically see but also to learn about where they come from. 232 more words

Places To Go With Kids

Autumn Activities for the Little People

Struggling for ideas to entertain the family now that summer has packed its bag and headed south? Here are some of the things we’ll be getting up to and I’ve also thrown in some additional suggestions to keep your sprogs smiling through to bonfire night. 835 more words


Tractor Pull

A couple of weekends ago we drove out to Metcalf for the annual Tractor Pull. The sun was shining and the kids were hyperventilating at the mere mention of the word ‘tractor’ so we packed the lunch boxes and off we went. 652 more words


Family Fun at Diggerland Kent

It was Monkey’s third birthday a few weeks ago and what better way to celebrate then meeting up with some family and friends, and drive a JCB bulldozer..? 543 more words

Adventures At Home


Sometimes, you can visit somewhere and memories of that place will stay with you for a long time. We were so impressed with Diggerland; ‘impressed’ doesn’t even begin to describe how my 4 year old digger loving son, felt. 788 more words

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