Beautiful Padstow
Aug23

Beautiful Padstow

We’ve just got home from our annual holiday to my absolute favourite place – Padstow in Cornwall. We’ve been there every single year since my son was born in 2001, as well as three times before that. We go on holiday other places too, but Padstow is just what we do every year. We never get bored of it. It feels like coming home. I’ve written a lot about Padstow over the years and I didn’t think there was...

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The South West Coast Path
Sep01

The South West Coast Path

With going on holiday to Padstow every year, inevitably we do some of the same things year after year. But we also try to adapt and try out new experiences as the kids grow up. This year, we decided to walk a stretch of the South West Coast Path. It seemed like the perfect thing to do. Over the last couple of years, my kids have walked some long distances. On their recent Scout camp, my younger son did a 15 mile hike and my eldest did...

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Beach fail
Aug25

Beach fail

I’ve always liked the idea of sitting on a beach quietly reading my book. It’s what you’re supposed to do, isn’t it? It’s also something I’ve never managed, but we can all dream. Funnily enough, my husband seems to manage to ‘rest his eyes’. He’s either chucking a frisbee, kicking a ball, walking along the beach or ‘resting his eyes’. But I’m the one digging, walking the kids down to the sea, sorting the kids out with food and drink,...

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