My Sunday Photo 3rd December 2017

My Sunday Photo 3rd December 2017

I’m hoping that despite the onset of winter, I’m still going to discover some vestiges of autumn when I set out for a walk through the woods in our village today. These were the colours…

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Milestones Museum Hampshire

Milestones Museum Hampshire

Housed in a former aircraft hanger, incongruously located next to a bowling alley and cinema complex in Basingstoke’s leisure park is one of my family’s favourite rainy day haunts: Milestones Museum of Living History. Here, toddlers can dash across a cobbled…

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Slow travel on the Basingstoke Canal

Slow travel on the Basingstoke Canal

Being stuck in a confined space with your family, in a waterway named after the town of Basingstoke, with a mediocre weather forecast isn’t everyone’s idea of a good day out. Nevertheless, my extended family agreed to my…

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Mt Etna: visiting an active volcano

Mt Etna: visiting an active volcano

Volcanoes have all the elements you need to engage children’s imagination: smoke, fire and huge scale destruction. As geography lessons go, volcanoes take some beating. With this in mind, I knew we would have to explore Mt Etna when I was…

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