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Pancake Day in Olney, Bucks

We thought we’d brave Olney today, to watch the world-famous pancake race. The last time I went, I was a child, and I’ve wanted to go again for years, but never managed it. So, today was the day and I have never seen this little market town so busy! We overheard one lady say “They shouldn’t have organised this at half term.” Um. Shrove Tuesday. The beginning of Lent. Kind of impossible to move!! I met up with eight other mums, and we had seven pre-schoolers and  ...

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Ava, Days Out, My Favourite Family, Thea

Day Out At The National Trust’s Greys Court

We had a lovely day out this weekend, at Greys Court, near Henley-on-Thames. (I haven’t missed out the apostrophe, by the way!) It’s a National Trust property, so we knew we’d be in for a good cup of tea, and free entrance, thanks to our membership cards. We didn’t go into the house this time but had a lovely walk around the grounds and spotted lots of lovely things, including some snowdrops. We think it will be stunning in spring and summer when these trees come  ...

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