National Trust Osterley House

Winter Walk at National Trust: Osterley Park & House

Earlier this month I joined the National Trust with a goal of exploring more of the countryside and heritage sites within an hour or so by car from London and, having just received their handbook of over 500 historic places, countryside and coastline, I already have a long bucket list of places to visit over the next year. The first…

Mission Beach San Diego Sunset

Our Adventures and Travels in 2015

Earlier this week I came across the #Take12Trips Challenge created by Clare of Need Another Holiday, a challenge to take a trip once a month for a year – it could be a holiday abroad, a weekend break, a day out or a visit to a museum or other local attraction.  I love the idea of taking on…

Dukes Meadows Park, Chiswick

Dukes Meadows Park in Chiswick

The past week has been fairly quiet for Little T and me. We’ve mostly stayed at home or around the neighborhood as we both recover from the cold, and on warmer days we’ve ventured out for a good breath of fresh air and some sunshine. With clear skies and mild temperatures, last Thursday was one of those days, just right for a…

Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground London

Princess Diana Memorial Playground

Located in Kensington Gardens and next to Princess Diana’s Kensington Palace home, the Diana Memorial Playground was created by the Diana Memorial Fund and opened on 30th June 2000 in her memory. It is open to children 12 and under, and designed so less able and able-bodies children can play together. Inspired by the stories of Peter Pan, the…