How to keep the kids entertained during a long car journey

With the Easter hols in full swing, you may be thinking about travelling somewhere by car (either your own, or a hire car).  Fortunately for us, we don’t do too many long car journeys other than to visit the in-laws, or on the occasional family holiday (our last was to Cornwall, it took almost 8 hours […]

Holidaying in Cornwall: Cycling the Camel Trail

If there was one activity we were all agreed on during our holiday in Cornwall, it was cycling the Camel Trail. The Camel Trail runs along the beautiful Camel Estuary for 16 miles from Padstow to the edge of Bodmin Moor, following the trackbed of the old LSWR railway line. It features some spectacular scenery […]

Review of a beginners surfing lesson in Cornwall

Cornwall is well known for its surfing, and J’s aunty Nik and I were really keen to have a go. Having researched surfing schools online, we picked Harlyn, who had great reviews and operated from Harlyn Bay. Another plus was the competitive price, £38 for a 2 hour lesson including wet suit and board.  As […]

Holidaying with Baby – Review of our first family holiday

  My holiday post will be quite lengthy, so will be splitting it into a general overview with highlights, plus more in-depth reviews of some of the activities we did and attractions we visited. For our first family holiday with J, we decided to head for the Cornish coast. I’d heard lots of good things […]