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Colour Mixing

Colour Mixing

    Arlo is lucky enough to have a mud kitchen, but you don’t need an elaborate set up for this. In fact I couldn’t find any of his usual tools so had to ‘make do’ You will need: Water based paints 2/3 squeezy water bottles (or pipettes if you have them) Washing up bowl Unscrew the lids from the bottles and add a small amount of… Read More »Colour Mixing

    The Eden Project

    The Eden Project

      What a beautiful place. This is a “must do” if you’re visiting Cornwall. It’s hard to describe what it’s all about because the experience is so breathtaking, but to put it simply it’s a huge project set up in a reclaimed China clay pit with two huge biomes (large greenhouse type domes) and surrounded by an outdoor garden interspersed with art and informative exhibitions. This… Read More »The Eden Project

      The Fairy Tale Forest

      The Fairy Tale Forest

        We decided to conclude our May Day bank holiday mini break with a trip to Rays Farm, set in the Shropshire Countryside. With four children to amuse it’s sometimes difficult to satisfy all of the different age ranges, but here there really is something for everyone. As we arrived we purchased tickets and animal food and headed to the farmyard to meet the animals. Arlo… Read More »The Fairy Tale Forest

        Easter Eggstravaganza

        Easter Eggstravaganza

          We love to celebrate in our family… any excuse for a gathering and we will all get together and start planning the food. Easter is quickly becoming as commercial as Christmas, and I don’t see this as a bad thing. We aren’t religious as a family but having been bought up in a multi cultural city I think it’s important to acknowledge all cultures, (we… Read More »Easter Eggstravaganza