Category: Daily life in England

Summer Norfolk Trip Day 2 Part 1 – Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

On the second day of our Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 we visited Wells-next-the-Sea . Plan: Wells & Walsingham Light Railway —> lunch at A&M Frary —> play at the beach Wells & Walsingham Light Railway is the world’s smallest public railway. It runs from… Continue Reading “Summer Norfolk Trip Day 2 Part 1 – Wells & Walsingham Light Railway”

Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 Day 1 – Norfolk Lavender

My plan for our Summer Norfolk Trip 2022: Day 1 – Norfolk Lavender Day 2 – Wells Next The Sea (train ride, walk around the town, beach) Day 3 – Pensthorpe Nature Park Day 4 – Burham Market (walk around the village, lunch) &… Continue Reading “Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 Day 1 – Norfolk Lavender”

Our 1st canoeing experience at Milton Country Park

Today we tried canoeing for the first time. Since J is getting more confident in swimming we can now try some water activities together. Mr. B doesn’t know how to swim so he did not join us. The instructor was very nice and we… Continue Reading “Our 1st canoeing experience at Milton Country Park”

The Suffolk Show 2022

Today we were at The Suffolk Show in Ipswich. It ran on two days and we went on the second because the weather was not stable on the first day (I checked!). Glad I did because the weather on the second day was so… Continue Reading “The Suffolk Show 2022”

East Anglia Transport Museum 50th anniversary

(All mobile phone pictures) One night I was doing some last minute searches on things to do and see for half term / Jubilee week (No I did not plan ahead!) and found East Anglia Transport Museum , AND that it was going to… Continue Reading “East Anglia Transport Museum 50th anniversary”

The Dragon Playground at Coleridge Recreation Ground, Cambridge, U.K.

Today we explored a new playground in city centre – The Dragon 🐉 Playground at Coleridge Recreation Ground. It is a medium sized playground with nice, fun play structures. They are not the usual ones you see in many playgrounds, and are relatively new… Continue Reading “The Dragon Playground at Coleridge Recreation Ground, Cambridge, U.K.”

Histon Library – Easter Book Trail 2022

During the Easter holiday, Histon Library has organised a FREE activity for the kids. It was a Easter Book trail. We went to the library to get an activity sheet. We had to follow the map of Histon and go round the village to… Continue Reading “Histon Library – Easter Book Trail 2022”

Bewilderwood at Norfolk, U.K.

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, U.K.”

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.

(All pictures taken using my Canon 5D) 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… Continue Reading “Mystery History Family Trail at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, U.K.”