Dartmoor Zoo a hidden gem.

If you’ve seen the film We Bought A ZOO then you will be forgiven for wanting to visit and support this venture and to be honest we had done just that. The fact that the location is pretty out there and to be honest I thought the SATNAV was having a moment when we finally…

Dropping into Kingsand for lunch.

  I can think of few better ways to spend a Sunday morning, the sun wasnt playing today instead it was overcast with the threat of the oncoming storm Helene in the next few days. We parked up in Cawsand and walked down to the beach theĀ high tideĀ had peakedĀ and was on its way out but…

Marwell Zoo

As often as I can throughout the year I charge my camera and drive down to Golden Common near Winchester as this is the home of Marwell Zoo, theĀ journeyĀ is only 35 minutes so no need to plan just aĀ spontaneousĀ decision. With my annual pass in hand I scurry through the gates hoping for that unique photo…

Spike

Last July we came back off holiday to find a skinny scruffy cat asleep in the shrubbery by the front door, we tried to ignore him but as a family of animal lovers this was increasingly difficult. We took him to the vets and he was chipped so the vets reunited him with his owners…

Paid to shop!

We’ve all seen the AmericanĀ programmes where the aim is to save as much money on shopping or indeed get paid to take the shopping away, now the hobby seems to be gaining momentum in the UK. From coupons to cashback apps and wombling Facebook groups the aim is to get the best deal. What started…