Every now and then friends, work colleagues and even members of my family question me ” why do I do Scouting?”, you don’t get paid for scouting so why would you spend all your free time and not get a single penny for giving up that precious time, the Young people’s Parents see you as a free child care evening or weekend when you go … Continue reading You’re such a Bear Grylls wannabe
I’m always getting moaned at by my wife and Daughter to “have a shave” ” every time you kiss me you cause a rash with your stuble” in a nut shell I hate Shaving, its such a parlava. I would much rather pay to have a cut throat razor at my Barber than dangle over the bathroom sink and shave myself. If you look at … Continue reading REVIEW: THE WILKINSON SWORD HYDRO 5 RAZOR
With Father’s Day just a few weeks away- Sunday June 18th 2017, Ive come up with some ideas for the Camping Dad that will show your dad how much you love and appreciate him – and know him! TBS- The Ultimate Fire Steel Buy it here This is my go to Fire steel, a used fire steel that gives out a good spark for the … Continue reading Great Gift ideas for Father’s Day
So its bank holiday weekend, it’s a nice Friday evening and everyone else is fast asleep..but for how long is the question?? We were meant to be going away for a weekends camping trip teaming up with The Caravan & motor home Club who are launching a new cycle festival to encourage families to spend some quality time together in the great outdoors cycling. Unfortunately … Continue reading Another Random week….
As parents, we are “trying our best” to make a conscious effort to encourage our little Monkeys to play outside whenever they/we can. When it’s cold- put another layer on & a hat, when it’s raining- put a coat and wellies on., when its sunny- put suncream on, hat and sun glasses on! Me & my wife always encourage our kids to have some outdoor … Continue reading Mother Nature vs Mr Tumble
Our previous yearly visits to see Father Christmas hasn’t been the best, I mean not a poor performing Father Christmas, I’m referring to how Grace freaks out by him. So this year after seeing many Instagram posts about this visitor’s attraction called Audley End Miniature Railway, we noticed on their website that they would be doing Christmas themed weekends where you ride the steam train … Continue reading Review: Audley End Miniature Railway Christmas 2016
Back in September 2014 I was lucky enough to be asked if I would like to bring a team along to The Tower of London to plant what turned out to be an experience of a life time. My brief was to arrange a team to come to the Tower to plant some ceramic poppies in the moat of the Tower of London. I … Continue reading A life changing experience