DO lots, HAVE less… and get the kids outdoors more

We’ve SOLD our house, QUIT our jobs and TAKEN our kids out of school in order for us to increase the amount of quality family time we have.

OK, it’s a bit of a drastic move (and I don’t recommend you go and rush into it) but we did it because… well… life is too short not to, isn’t it?

Our home for a year - or more?

Our home for a year – or more?

So, we are currently heading around the UK living in a caravan and ‘schooling’ our daughters, Amy (11) and Ella (9) as part of our latest family adventure – or Ed-Venture as we call it.

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Review writing

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Learning about review writing The best way to make review writing feel real and purposeful, is to write a real review… with a real audience. Amy and Ella reviewed Dickens…


Journey 5 – 10 miles Dover to Folkstone

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North Downs Way Dover is only a short train ride from Folkestone, but a 10 mile walk back along the high chalk cliffs and the poignant Battle of Britain Memorial at…


Journey 4 – 4 Miles White Cliffs path

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Taking in the stunning white cliffs One of the key aims of the 500 Fresh Air Miles Challenge is to get out and about and explore the many areas that…


Journey 3 – 5 miles on the South Downs Way

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Clocking up some more miles for our 500 Fresh Air Miles Challenge Exploring the areas we visit as part of our Ed Venture and getting some views and exercise too….

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Country Park: Gnocchi

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Location: Country Park There are plenty of country parks around the country, welcoming urban folk into the countryside for fresh air and beautiful views. A country park is therefore the...

Weir: Ginger beef stir fry

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Location: Weir After a short trip to see salmon leaping up a Scottish river, we returned the next day to cook our one-pot at the same spot with the hope of...
Taco Tuesday

Seaside cliff: Tasty tacos

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Location: Seaside cliff If timed right, the crashing waves can provide a lot of entertainment for everybody. They are spectacular to watch but also fun to dodge! We timed our...
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River: Open fish pie

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Location: River The location provides plenty of opportunities for fun and exploration. Go paddling or try skimming a stone: choose flat stones and throw them at a flat angle across...

Adventure is out there; you’ve just got to go and look for it! – Amy, aged 7