"Because it looks like fun"

Ellie feeds the penguins!

The day before Ellie’s birthday we decided to treat her to a day out at Birdland in Bourton on the Water, in the Cotswolds. It was a blistering hot day, in fact temperatures at one point hit 30 degrees! Continue reading

Planting Strawberries

With help from our good friend Gorden Bell, the man who knows more than we do about everything green, Ellie has planted some strawberries. This will be an ongoing activity as it will take some time to grow to a size where they will be big enough and ready to eat. Continue reading

Another 2 items ticked off the list!

What an amazing few days Ellie has had. She has completed two more of her challenges, they were ‘Pottery’ and ‘Learn to make macaroons’.

We have been very fortunate to have some great people help us with Ellie’s challenges and Ellie and I can’t thank them enough for their support and encouragement. Continue reading

Already a good start!

The most adventurous item on the list is to walk over the O2 Arena. We have a voucher for the whole family to climb over this amazing structure but up till now the only person that didn’t want to do it was Ellie. Continue reading