My first bug out bag

My first bug out bag

Ever since I was a child I've had a curiosity around learning survival skills and maintaining items which will help me in a survival situation. Becoming a Beaver Scout Leader also helped encourage my love of learning skills that could help me in different situations. One of the most common things you hear about when researching survival skills, is the bug out bag, or a B.O.B. A bag that you can grab in a hostile situation that can help you through a minimum of 72 hours. My first bug out bag has taken…continue reading →
Easter Egg Trail at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Easter Egg Trail at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

I know you probably read the title and thought, EASTER?! But if you read our busy post, you will understand why it's taken me so long to get round to sharing how we spent Easter. Last year we had such a lovely time taking part in the Easter egg hunt at Kingston Lacy, that we decided to return this year. It was a gorgeous sunny day, with lots of visitors making their way round the trail, which was really nice to be part of. Kingston Lacy set their Easter egg trail around the…continue reading →
A SUP (Stand Up Paddle-board) Adventure

A SUP (Stand Up Paddle-board) Adventure

A few months ago Clara purchased a SUP (Stand Up Paddle-board), after discovering a love for it. Clara's never really been one for hobbies, so it was great she finally had something she could enjoy in our beautiful part of the Country. Our little man is very much a water baby and was just as eager to get out on the Paddle-Board, so we treated him to a wetsuit and life jacket and took him to Studland for our first family SUP adventure. I'm not a strong swimmer and I have terrible balance,…continue reading →
So very busy

So very busy

It feels like this year is our busiest yet. I know it is probably something I will say every year as it passes. But this year seems to have been packed full and the months have flown by. I have barely had time for friends and family, let alone update our blog with all the posts I intended to write over the last few months. It's been all change for us this year. On top of my full time job of 8 years I am now studying to make a massive career change…continue reading →