A visit to Avon Tyrell in the New Forest: what’s the story? + The Best Wheelchair in the World

Recently I have been thinking alot about my restrictions, and the fact that I can’t run and play with my kids in the park, the woods or at the beach – things which we really used to enjoy.  After a brief spell of feeling sorry for myself, I got pro-active and asked around about some of the more accessible country areas round the south.  I have a few starter ideas, and some great websites.  I also have my first forest ‘walk’ in a long time planned out so am thrilled!  With all this to come – I couldn’t not share […]

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Let’s go fly a kite: crafting and outdoor fun – what’s the story? #getyourcrafton

Jess and I have been really enjoying our crafting on these wet and windy days we’ve been having.  In addition to our own independent endeavours, we have been lucky enough to receive free samples of both The Toucan Box and The Weekend Box.  They are generally aimed at a lower age group than our 11 and 31 respectively (my 14 year old prefers XBox), but we were happy to give the crafts a crack. What better on a windy day than an opportunity to make a kite.  It was very simple, make with drinking straws and carrier bags, but the […]

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