Monthly Archives: April 2016

Newport Wetlands

An afternoon at Newport Wetlands

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We are certainly lucky in South Wales when it comes to free family days out. I’ve been trying to get through the Easter holidays without spending a fortune and the last week has seen us visiting St Fagans National History Museum, The Cardiff Story, Central Library, Cwmcarn Forest Drive, and...

Cwmcarn Forest

Exploring Cwmcarn Forest


Some days I get completely blown away by just how beautiful a country Wales is. Golden sandy beaches, rocky coastline, parkland, mountains, forests – for such a small country, we are lucky enough to have it all in abundance. Granted, we don’t always have the weather to make the most...

When your toddler won’t stop climbing

Toddler Boy I was playing happily on the kitchen floor recently with his toy cars, so I nipped to clean the adjoining downstairs bathroom. I could hear the sound of furniture scraping across the floor… and came back out to find him in the kitchen sink. Yes, actually IN the...