Sunday 11 June 2018 was the 12th Open Farm Day.  A concept managed by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), it allows farmers to open their gates to the public allowing them to discover farm life.  New Macdonalds Farm near Bath opened it’s doors for the first time this year so we popped along…

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As you may well know, not only do I run this blog but I also run a virtual assistant business, Boatman Admin Services (shameless plug!).  I had a quick learning curve in setting up the business, becoming self-employed and all the back office systems you need including how to sort out…

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The idea to write this blog has been running through my mind since we watched that episode of Blue Planet last year with the Mummy Whale.  I don’t want this to come across as being a bashing to everyone but I hope that if we all make these small steps,…

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When I first got passed my driving test I was the proud owner of a blue Nova.  I passed my test on a Wednesday and Saturday morning I was driving down to see my Dad in Bournemouth.  That weekend, I remember my Dad dragging me outside to show me a…

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Here we are, nearing the end of 2017 and what a year it’s been!  I thought I’d do a quick round up looking back at some of my favourite posts and highlights of the year.   Travel We’ve had 2 holidays this year – a week in Spain to the…

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