Thankfully, the small one still likes seeing Christmas lights. So after school finished on Monday, we almost couldn’t not take her for a nose around town, taking in the early Christmas atmosphere. (Whilst avoiding the late night shopping crowds). The picture is taken from Princesshay, and its view of Exeter Cathedral.
Browsing Category: Around Devon
Inspired by the DevonDaze blog, we decided to explore somewhere a little different today. Have you ever passed somewhere a million times, and never noticed it was there? Parke is a National Trust property that is found on the road to Hay Tor in Dartmoor. In fact if you’ve ever travelled to Hay Tor from […]
Sadly last weekend was taken up with juggling being ill, and working a weekend shift at work. So the weekend wasn’t great… … but the Friday before gave us a chance to take the small one to see some fireworks. As the display went on she seemed to grow in confidence and wanted to get […]
Fancy a bite to eat in Exeter? Want somewhere new to grab some food? What about somewhere different around Exeter for a drink? The Exeter Food and Drink Trail brings together 47 different places in and around Exeter which – from the looks of it – could all worth checking out for inspiration. Check out […]
Day one of half term found us zooming up the motorway, to explore the National Trust property at Knightshayes. Plenty for little people to explore, and for this half term they have an autumn trail, to help keep kids entertained – and to frustrate parents when they realise they didn’t pay attention to the clues […]
As is the way, sometimes children have a little too much energy at the wrong time. In order to help with this, the small one and I went for a walk this evening, during which we saw the above. “Can I see it from higher”, she asked, wanting to be picked up. Up on seeing […]
One of the handy parenting things about Exeter, is how useful a nice flat path along a river is when you’re trying to teach a small one to ride a bike. Obviously because its flat… You also get the occasional encouraging “good luck” from cyclists going past. Then there is also the above backdrop to […]