Our Autumn Campervan Adventure in Rooby Doo

This year has been tough (I think we can ALL agree on that!) and getting away to the Lake District for October Half Term was just the tonic we needed. You may think that anything past September in the UK is a no go for staying in a campervan but trust me, we had the…

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Last Minute Bonfire Night Alternatives

With the announcement of a second lockdown starting on 5th November, I’m beginning to think that Guy Fawkes had the right idea all along! I’m joking of course, but it has meant that most of the organised events have had to be cancelled this year. But, if like us you still want to mark the…

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Autumn in the Lake District

Summer might be the most popular time to visit the Lake District, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you should head up there. We absolutely love Autumn in the Lake District, and we are hoping to head back there ourselves during this October Half Term. We think you’ll love it too, whether you…

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Our Lockdown Birthday: How We Made It The Best One Yet!

It’s not the greatest feeling knowing your birthday will fall while you are still locked down, I of all people should know as I saw my big 40th birthday plans crumble before my eyes. But as an adult we deal with the disappointment knowing that it’s a small sacrifice to make to keep our loved…

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Five Go Festive! The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 2019

If you’re a regular to my blog and social channels then you’ll already know that we are huge fans of Wild Rumpus. They have been responsible for providing some truly magical memories for our family (at Timber Festival, Just So Festival and Art on the Run) during the last couple of years. Therefore, their festive…

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Five Go to Just So! 2019 Festival Review

Just So 2019 will go down in history, maybe because it was the 10th birthday of the now well established festival, but mainly because it was the year of ALL THE MUD! It certainly was NOT for the faint hearted! I‘ll quickly explain that this was our first time at Just So…and, did the conditions…

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Five Go Plaices! Just So Fishtival Preparations

Did you sea what I did there? (I can’t help it, it’s codtagious!) It’s only one sleep to go until we head to Just So Festival for it’s 10th birthday celebrations and we are beyond excited! Who will be victorious in this year’s Tribal Tournament? Will the fish retain their 2018 title? Or will it…

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Five Go into the Woods: Timber Festival Review 2019

This weekend marks 3 weeks since we experienced the delights of Timber Festival and 3 weeks until we fully immerse ourselves in our next Wild Rumpus adventure at Just So. But before you start to hate me too much, I’ll crack on and tell you all about how we got on at Timber. For those…

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Five Go Large! HappyFace Family Rave.

What do you usually do on a Sunday afternoon, maybe have a snooze on the sofa? A stroll in the countryside, or perhaps sit down to a huge roast dinner with the family? Well, on Sunday 9th June we decided to go RAVING! Show me Love Me and the hubby are; by our own admission,…

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Five Go into the Woods: Timber Festival Preview 2019

If Five Go! down to the woods today, we’re sure of a big surprise!…. Gather round all nature lovers, day dreamers, big thinkers. Step into an incredible weekend festival of debate, celebration and reflection in the National Forest. Timber invites you to stand up and be counted as we rethink our relationship with trees and…

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