A few days ago I was invited along to attend a Bat Walk where I live in West London. The Bat Colony or Bat Cave as I refer to it is rumoured to be West London’s biggest Bat Colony. It’s home to 100’s of bats in particular the Pipistrelle which lives in the railway viaduct arches. It has a good network of hedgerows, fields and … Continue reading The realife Batman
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….
So, continuing with recent Vlogs & blogs, I’m still teaching my children about wildlife. We have quite a few birds visit or garden. So, I thought hey why not make them a tasty cake…. bird seed cake. very simple to make. *A container such as a yoghurt pot,cup or even an empty coconut shell *Lard *Bird seed then extra ingredients if you want to add … Continue reading
Our 1st family blogging event took place last weekend at an amazing cinema on Shaftsbury avenue called The Picture House, I’ve never been to this cinema before and was very impressed with the nice comfy reclining chairs, and decor. This event was also the first visit to a cinema for Grace. The event was the launch of the brand new Peppa Pig, ‘my 1st cinema … Continue reading Peppa Pig The Movie
It’s nearly the end of March and still the dumped Christmas trees keep appearing in the streets where I live in London. A couple of weeks ago, one was thrown over my Scout Hall walls and I thought, “Aha! I can now make the camp whisk I have been wanting to make since being shown how to by a fellow Scout Leader and Bushscout, Mr Colin Wreyford”. I got the tree into … Continue reading Make a Camp Whisk from your old Christmas Tree
Recently after the numerous appearances of my Daughter- Producer Grace on the recent vlogs & Podcasts, I’ve been asked if I have any tips/advice on taking young children i.e. Babies/toddlers camping. It got me thinking as I haven’t taken Grace camping yet as she’s a bit young and hasn’t hinted to me that she wants to go camping at night. We’ve done camping in … Continue reading Tips for taking young children Camping
I recently attended a basic carving day run by a very talented scout leader. I set off nice and early on a Sunday morning for a 1 hour drive, I didn’t know much about the course, what it would entail, I knew that I had 1 project I wanted to achieve by the end of the course – a beetle. It’s basically a wooden mallet … Continue reading Review on a Basic Carving Course I attended