Livestock Festival 2016

Livestock Festival

Livestock Festival 2016 is a three-day event founded by Ben Leeke promising to be a weekend of music, film, camping and comedy. Launched last year seeing thousands of music lovers flocking to see impressive headliners Toploader, Scouting For Girls, The Feeling and The Hoosiers. As called “the best farm festival” by Roy Stride of Scouting For … Read more

Back to School Kit List for the Unorganised

Back to School Kit List for the Unorganised

Back to School for the Unorganised So I have just started thinking about getting the school kit ready.  I try to get organised I really do, but it usually ends up with an idea, or even a list and I just never seem to find the time to get around to it. People being ready … Read more

Bonfire Night – Fun and Safety

Bonfire night fun and safety @pinkoddy

Bonfire night can be real fun but there’s also an element of safety to consider. Obviously the safest thing you can do is to go to an organised event. This could be one local or further afield such as at a theme park. But this is not always practical especially with young children, maybe a … Read more

Competitive Family

For a while I have been hearing about this 50 things to do before 11 3/4s list organised by the National Trust and really wanted to get around to reading it. To find out more, and to join in with the linky then please go over and visit TheBoyandMe. (Please note these links are by … Read more

What we did for the Jubilee and Fathers’ Day idea

We went to our local Rugby club on the Monday to watch our friend’s 4 year old daughter dancing (she was really good). They also had some stalls there. The Abbey stall had free craft and face paints. This could easily be replicated for a Fathers’ Day gift – maybe with Best dad written on … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more