This summer we packed up our trusty (not always very trusty) Ford SMax with our three girls and all the camping gear to drive four and a half hours down the sunny Cornwall. Armed with their Amazon Fires and bizarre bags of toys they packed for themselves we set of at 7am and hit the … Continue reading Camping in Cornwall with three kids
On Monday the five of us will be jumping in the car and heading down to 'hopefully' sunny Cornwall for a week in our trusty tent. Mr C and I both have lists of things we need to take but these lists are very different. Mine tends to be food and meals plans! Let's start … Continue reading Camping: the ‘essentials’ list
I am not going to lie; we are a family of campers. We love sleeping out under canvas and have all the gear (half of it we don’t even need!). The bit we aren’t keen on - and has often tested mine and Mr C’s relationship to the limits - is the getting all the … Continue reading Can a weekend in a yurt turn us from campers to glampers?
To Miss AL, You are doing it! You are heading out on your own into something amazing. It is a MASSIVE life event for you which I am sure is making you full of nerves and excitement! Everyone is so proud of the brilliant person you have grown into and can’t wait to see what … Continue reading An open letter to my niece as she heads off to university
It is no surprise that I like camping really. My family heritage basically points me in that direction. My maternal ancestors were Romany gypsy and my paternal were Irish horse thieves who liked to travel a bit…it is in my blood! We first started taking the girls camping when they were quite young, Miss I … Continue reading My top tips for camping with kids
How I really feel about my daughter going on holiday with her dad.