Westonbirt Arboretum Autumn

Westonbirt Arboretum Autumn

If there is one thing that suits my whole family it is nature. With 3 boys of varying ages still at home you can imagine that getting in the great outdoors is just ideal. It lets them get fresh air and exercise (which I want them to have) but for them they have the freedom … Read more

Gruffalo’s Child Trail and Gruffalo App

Gruffalo's Child Trail

Following on from the success* of the anniversary celebrations of The Gruffalo** The Forestry Commission England, in conjunction with Magic Light Pictures, are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the book The Gruffalo’s Child. There’s no better way to help develop children’s knowledge of the world, language development, sensory learning and numeracy than by getting them … Read more

Gruffalo Games App #Review & Gruffalo Bundle #Giveaway

Oscar-nominated entertainment company, Magic Light Pictures, with Stormcloud Games, have launched The Gruffalo Games app based on the much-loved picture book, The Gruffalo, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Coinciding with The Gruffalo’s 15th anniversary celebrations children get to pit their wits against The Gruffalo in his first ever iOS mobile app. … Read more

Meeting the Gruffalo

Meeting the Gruffalo

We have gone a bit Gruffalo mad this Summer. After The Gruffalo Trail at Wyre Forest I saw what else was happening with the Forestry Commission Gruffalo 15th anniversary celebrations and discovered the Great Gruffalo Forest Tour was at Beechenhurst Lodge, Forest of Dean. Anyone who knows me will know that I do not really drive, especially places I have … Read more

Go Ape Tree Top Junior Wyre Forest

Go Ape Tree Top Junior Wyre Forest

This is a review of Go Ape Tree Top Junior Wyre Forest and Vimto Squeezy Both my husband and I don’t like heights. This is a bit of a problem when all our boys are thrill seekers. You may recall that last year my husband stepped up and went up in the trees with the … Read more