Inspired by Matisse: Bringing 'Henri's Scissors' to Life

A couple of weeks ago Chloe over at Gannet + Parrot invited me to join a bloggy challenge set out by Hattie Garlick over at Free Our Kids to create an activity from the pages of a favourite children’s book. Hattie had started this when she and her two children sat in the garden reenacting ‘Snail Trail’, […]

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Creative mess-making at Red Jelly, Hove (Updated 07/10/14)

UPDATE: 07/09/2014 Since my littler son and I first went to Red Jelly, Tash has moved on from the business to start primary school teaching. She had had several amazing years starting and running the business that was incredibly popular, so she put the word out to see whether anyone would like to take over. We […]

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Hello to Hello Kitty Secret Garden, Drusillas Park, East Sussex

I am excited to write this post, for the images alone. There is often a lot of softly filtered vintagey stuff on my blog, so it’s time to give it a kick of kitch. Anyone who has dipped into this blog will know that I have previously written a lengthy post about Drusillas Park in East Sussex. I […]

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Play Farms: Washbrooks Family Farm

We’ve lived in Lewes nearly four years now. Like most of you will have, we’ve been to several play farms – many, several times. But it was only a year ago that I first heard of Washbrooks Family Farm. So the minute I started this blog, I made a beeline for it. I asked Washbrooks if they’d […]

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One Enchanted Day at Groombridge Place

Remember last Friday? It’s etched on my memory for three reasons: It was the first truly sunny, actually warm day since last summer. Sweet relief! Second, it was half term (which doesn’t affect us yet) so we spent it with my son’s best friend (who it does affect) and her mother – two of our […]

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