Myrtle Avenue Plane Spotting Heathrow Airport

October 2016 Around London

We spent October mostly out and about enjoying the crisp weather and beautiful fall foliage around London, Surrey and Kent. I was determined to visit some National Trust sites I’ve been wanting to see since the beginning of the year, including the picturesque Scotney Castle and Winkworth Arboretum. Also working through my Autumn Bucket List,…

Street Art, Brick Lane, Shoreditch London

September 2016 Around London

September started off with gorgeous sunny weather, perfect for an impromptu day trip to the British seaside, which is exactly what we did with a visit to Camber Sands. September is also Little T’s birthday month and he loved his first visit to Legoland Windsor for his 3rd birthday – he even managed to enjoy…

Autumn at National Trust Winkworth Arboretum

Day Out at Winkworth Arboretum

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to enjoy the autumn foliage while it lasts and National Trust sites have been my go-to for exploring the countryside near London. Last week we visited Winkworth Arboretum in Godalming, Surrey (just under an hour’s drive from west London), a wooded valley…

National Maritime Museum

June 2016 Around London

June was a quiet month for us, spent mostly recovering from a cold that dragged on for weeks and planning out our July holiday to Bali. We were out and about whenever cabin fever set in and the dreary weather would allow. We returned to Greenwich for a look at the National Maritime Museum’s family-friendly…

Picking strawberries at Crockford Bridge Farm

Strawberry Picking at Crockford Bridge Farm

Fresh, juicy strawberries have featured in our breakfast, smoothies, snacks and desserts over the past three days since gathering a hefty 4kg’s worth at Crockford Bridge Farm. I originally planned to freeze a portion, but it hasn’t been necessary since between Little T and me, we’ve been easily making our way through bowls of our…