Playing by the book

Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

A new house

We had a wet summer this year, but since September we’ve had almost no rain and when M has come home after school we’ve been able to play outside, much to everyone’s delight. With our sunflowers well and truly past it the time came to uproot the giant stalks, but instead of immediately chopping them […]

Bees and 5* accommodation…

With summer over and autumn setting in we recently had the chance to complete a family project which has been on our list for several months – to create a bee hotel. “A what?” you may say. “Why?” you may well also say…. so here’s some background. The past couple of years have seen a […]

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