Our Life 2010 (the summer months)…..

Welcome to the second part of our photo blog of our highs (and a few lows) in 2010!. The majority of July was spent in France, enjoying our time with friends.  No summer would be complete without some sort of trip there involving Doug and the girls.  This time he arrived before I did, and … Continue reading

Revealed – why gooseberry jam goes pink!

During our weekend at Camp Bestival, I got rather carried away with the River Cottage cafe concept. The food was delicious and healthy, and I had a chance to meet both Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, and a most lovely lady called ‘Pam the Jam’.  This was the opportunity to find out once and for all, why my … Continue reading

10 tips to survive a Family Summer Music Festival …….

take wet wipes, just in case you don’t want to use the showers (or the kids refuse!)… book ‘ boutique camping’, it’s all set up for you and you have posh loos and showers!… take earphones for the little ones (they’re expensive on site and sell out very quickly)… no glass allowed -> take wine … Continue reading