Edinburgh Zoo: A Wild Day Out

Having been to Edinburgh several times, I have never visited the zoo despite it being on my to do list. So yesterday, after a long weekend in Scotland, I decided to visit on our journey home. We arrived for opening time and paid £4 to park in the zoo carpark which was simple to do … Continue reading Edinburgh Zoo: A Wild Day Out


Zimbabwe: A Day in Vumba – Part 1

If you are following my blogs you will know that a few years back I carried out some volunteer work in Zimbabwe for 3 months. Whilst there I kept a diary of my thoughts and experiences and thought I would share this experience with you. After working hard during the week we were given the weekend … Continue reading Zimbabwe: A Day in Vumba – Part 1

Aira Force & Gowbarrow

One damp, windy day we decided to drive to the Lake District and use our National Trust cards for the first time by visiting Aira Force. We didn't really know what to expect other than it was a waterfall and we were going to climb one of the nearby fells whilst we were there. After … Continue reading Aira Force & Gowbarrow


A Visit To The Wizarding World…

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Watford, London is one of the most magical places ever. I have visited twice (a few years ago now though!) and loved it both times as there is always something new to see that you didn't see last time. Arriving at the Studios and going into the entrance area … Continue reading A Visit To The Wizarding World…


Edinburgh: My First Trip Of Many

Despite having quite a lot of family living in Scotland on my Dad's side I had never really been to Scotland before. My Dad claims I went when I was younger but I don't remember it, but that changed on a cold, wet January day back in 2015. We decided to go on a day … Continue reading Edinburgh: My First Trip Of Many