Category: Daily life in England

Bewilderwood at Norfolk

This was Day 2 of our Norfolk trip Summer 2021. We were at BeWILDerwood . I have always wanted to take J here because it is the sort of play areas that he likes. We arrived at 10am which was when it opened, there… Continue Reading “Bewilderwood at Norfolk”

Norfolk Field Trip

This is Day 1 of our Norfolk trip Summer 2021. My plan: Day 1 – Visit the seaside (Sheringham -> East & West Runton -> Cromer), learn about sea erosion and rock pooling Day 2 – Bewiderwood We arrived at Sheringham in the morning.… Continue Reading “Norfolk Field Trip”

Mystery History Family Trail at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, U.K.

Today we visited Cambridge University Botanic Garden. What a coincidence that it was celebrating its 175th anniversary! There was various events including live music, flowers stalls, food and drink trucks. It was also a coincidence that it was the first day they launched the… Continue Reading “Mystery History Family Trail at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, U.K.”

Histon on the green funfair summer 2021

Today we went to see the funfair at Histon. It was Julian’s second time to visit a funfair. His first was in Hong Kong which was big with lots of different rides. He did to like it because 1) he found it too noisy,… Continue Reading “Histon on the green funfair summer 2021”

Church Farm in Stow Bardolph, england

Today we went to Church Farm in Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, U.K.. It’s around 1.5 hours drive from where we live. We first went to visit the animals in the barn as they are the nearest to the entrance. For some if the animals you… Continue Reading “Church Farm in Stow Bardolph, england”

Nature fun in Cambridge, England

Since we moved to Cambridge and settled, we have been going to our nearby woods a lot. During term time, we go there almost every weekend. During this Easter holiday, we do home learning in the mornings, and go out to the woods in… Continue Reading “Nature fun in Cambridge, England”

Food in England

Chinese food: 1. 菠蘿包 Pineapple bunPurchased from a Chinese Supermarket called Retour on 29 December 2020. 2.  Siu MaiPurchased from Waitrose, Trumpington 3.  Chicken bunPurchased from Waitrose. 4. Peiking duckPurchased from Waitrose(Although it says crispy duck, I accidentally made it into soft texture by… Continue Reading “Food in England”

Surprise finding in the wood

It’s WEEKEND!There is a small wood area next to where we live. We went out to the wood to explore and look at what J found! He found several dens which were made by other people. He was so excited. It was a lovely… Continue Reading “Surprise finding in the wood”

Not-so-perfect Banoffee Pie

I love banoffee pie very much. I could not find one in the supermarkets. I have not tried the local bakeries yet. One day it came to my mind that maybe I could make one myself. I found a very simple recipe online. I… Continue Reading “Not-so-perfect Banoffee Pie”

Snowcastles

Last night it started snowing lightly and it carried throughout the night. It was still snowing this morning so I took J out to play after breakfast before we do our virtual lessons. I got him a bucket and some recycled plastic cups for… Continue Reading “Snowcastles”