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National Trust with kids: Box Hill

A Family day out at National Trust site, Box Hill

England is a veritable treasure trove of scenic nature and historic architecture. As a home educating family, we are always on the lookout for new opportunities for our kids to explore the country we live in and squeeze out every last drop of adventure from the local area. 941 more words


Yesterday's view...

from my back garden:-). These two have been coming to court and kiss on that play swing all summer! I love watching them:-). Lucky creatures. Hopefully it all rubs off:-):-):-).


Sparrow Fledglings

I know I’ve been rather absent from my blog over the last week or so, and I apologise to everyone who’s comments I haven’t replied to. 164 more words


From Doon With Death (Inspector Wexford #1) by Ruth Rundell

Book Description:

Published: June 26, 2007

Dazzling psychological suspense. Razor-sharp dialogue. Plots that catch and hold like a noose. These are the hallmarks of crime legend Ruth Rendell, “the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world” (Time magazine). 254 more words


English countryside walk with kids

Family country walks in Surrey

We live near some beautiful English countryside and when we aren’t sure what to do for an afternoon we just pop on some flip flops or wellies (English Summer, amirite) and head out to the nearest field. 361 more words


Dawn this morning in Shropshire photographed by Anthony J Sargeant

Dawn seen from the bedroom window of Tony’s Shropshire (UK) home at 6.24 am on 8th August 2016. The night mist still clings to the water meadows surrounding the River Corve just below the house. 24 more words

Anthony J Sargeant

Macro Moments: Week 8

swift cloudburst tumbles

droplets weighing fragile wings

time to find shelter

This post is for Susan’s Macro Moments challenge. This week’s photograph was taken at the wildflower meadow back in June. 17 more words