Our Ultimate London Adventure with Thames Rockets: SO. MUCH. FUN!

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    Our latest adventure took place only yesterday when we were invited to take a trip aboard a speedboat to experience the Ultimate London Adventure offered by Thames Rockets. The day started off early and Eddie, who was one of the two children originally coming along with us for this trip, woke up feeling… Read More

The Time I Abseiled Down the UK’s Tallest Sculpture…

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    Whilst this weekend saw people flock to Stratford in East London to enjoy of blue skies, sunshine, shopping and a Guns’n’Roses concert, I took a trip over in order to attempt once again to abseil down the ArcelorMittal Orbit – the UK’s tallest sculpture – with Wire & Sky Urban Aerial Adventures. It… Read More

Why Experiences Make Better Gifts Than Things (And How to Give Them)

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    We have just emerged from a very busy birthday-filled fortnight in our house. Mike’s birthday falls at the end of January and Ben’s, Harry’s and Tim’s follow within the next two weeks or so. In another couple of weeks our first (and currently only) grandchild Oscar celebrates his first birthday, except he was… Read More