Family Blog Posts.

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  • Trip into the Lakes

    Today we had a trip up to the Lake District. Not been up here for far to long. This time we headed a little further in up to Ullswater / Glenridding. We haven’t been on this lake before so we hired a boat after Ryan had a dip 😄

  • Rufford Old Hall

    We had a morning free, so nipped down the road to Rufford Old Hall for a walk around the gardens and the lower level of the house which is the only parts open at the moment due to you know what…. It’s part of the National Trust so well looked after, and plenty of staff […]

  • A Visit To Chester Zoo

    Today we had a well overdue trip to the zoo. We haven’t been to Chester Zoo in almost 10yrs, a few things have remained the same, but lots have changed. Red Panda’s was high on Ryan’s list to see, but I think we got to see almost everything there, and I’m not surprised as our […]

  • An early start this morning to get up to Ingleton Waterfalls before the rush of walkers. We haven’t been here in a very long time. So glad it had cooled down from last week, because I think it would have beaten us before we would have gotten all the way around. As there are still […]

  • As it was Fathers Day today, thought we would have a nice walk around Hornby Castle this morning. Never been there before, and as they only open the gardens to the public twice a year it was worth a couple of hours.

  • Having a go at Spin Art

    My youngest has been watching a few YouTube art videos lately and wanted to have a go at Spin Art. Was fun to do, just had to make an adapter for my drill and a small paint tent to catch the spinning off paint, and away we went….

  • Week 3 With Eddie The Elf..

    Another week with our elf, and as always he’s been busy. A few presents like new slippers and a slush maker. He’s also been getting up to mischief with paint wrapping up Ryans packed lunch and playing cards late into the night for gold coins……

  • Week 2 with Eddie The Elf.

    It’s been a busy week for Eddie. His second week back with us and he hasn’t stopped doing his thing…. Not only has he been brings presents like blankets, hedgehogs, hats and scarves, he’s also been making things…

  • Guess Who’s Back!?

    Yes Eddie the Elf is back for another Christmas at the Dixon’s.. His door appeared a few days before the end of November. Now I know we have been getting ready for Christmas for about a month now here, but can you blame anyone for wanting something to focus on with the year we have […]

  • Week 12, 13 & 14…

    Running behind some what at the moment with posts. So this ones a 3 week shot in one. Over this time we have had my birthday, fathers day, new tech toy and a new project…For my birthday this year and as we can’t go anywhere and nowhere is open Carolyne made us afternoon tea. It was really nice just to sit with the family and chat while having sandwiches and cakes. 🙂