I think we can safely say we have officially entered Halloween season. Dark foggy mornings, endless drizzle and warm cosy jumpers and scarves at the ready. As half term fast approaches I am starting to think about fun activities to do with the kids and pumpkin picking and carving is an obvious choice, with the... Continue Reading →
We missed this event but there is nothing quite like good old honest traditional fun and duck racing is just that! This local Hampshire event sounded like a great day out with kids.
Dear Mummy, we took our rubber ducks out of the bath water and into the River Test for the annual Duck Race in Overton, Hampshire. The “Great Overton Duck Race” is run to raise funds for St Mary’s Hall.
It began as a one-off event, but has since become something of an annual occurrence, raising in excess of £12,000 for the hall’s facilities so far. A whole day of sitting and playing down by the river on the bank holiday sounds like a very relaxing activity. It was also a special day as it was my mummy’s birthday.
We set off early to find a clearing by the side of the bank to lay out our picnic blanket and camping chairs. In our eagerness we were the first family there and watched the organisers time trial the ducks on the water. I also took the opportunity to road test…well water test…
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Weekly inspiration for parents over the Summer Holidays. Local guide for West Berkshire and North Hampshire.
Image: Isle of Wight Festival 2011 Mummy Time Out It's Summer, and in my mind that means one thing - Festivals are back! The Brits love a festival and there are literally hundreds happening this summer. I have picked 10 of my favourite that are within Hampshire / Berkshire region (or just outside) that will... Continue Reading →
Photo credit: Carine06, UK Wimbledon is here! The action kicks off on the 3rd July until the 15th July. This year it's all to play for. Serena Williams is on Maternity Leave and the Men's top four seem to be a bit off form, especially worrying for Murray who crashed out of Queen's early. Wimbledon... Continue Reading →