Kendal Calling 2019 – Muddy Good Family Fun | AD

As I typed this post yesterday, the rain was hammering on the roof in much the same way that it did when we went to Kendal Calling 2019, a couple of weekends ago. We’re not fair weather festivallers by any stretch; over the last 20 years my boy and I have seen a lot of …

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The Queens Head Troutbeck | Cumbria

Occasionally, you go somewhere and for whatever reason — sometimes good, sometimes bad — it sticks in your head and you can’t shake the memory of it. I’ve had this with The Queens Head Troutbeck for the last twenty years. My boy and I had gone up to the Lake District for a wedding and …

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Our Bluedot Review 2019 | AD

We’ve been to many types of festivals over the years; dance music, food, family, folk — as well as the grandaddy of them all, Glastonbury — but until a few weeks’ ago, we’d never been to a science festival. Bluedot festival at Jodrell Bank is not just science though. I wrote a post about it …

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Calling All Revellers!! 6 Sleeps until Kendal Calling 2019!

It’s that time of year again; festival season is in full swing folks! And just 6 sleeps until Kendal Calling 2019! We’ve been maniacally checking the weather report, planning multiple outfits; for rain, sun (and everything in between) and getting generally over-excited about the prospect of hanging out in a field with likeminded people — …

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More to Dorset than Camp Bestival! {Featuring Wyke Dorset Cottages}

‘This is a paid partnership with Wyke Dorset Cottages’ For the last four years — during the last week of July — we’ve made our annual pilgrimage down to Dorset for Camp Bestival. We arrive on the Thursday afternoon and generally leave on the Monday; never setting foot outside the grounds of Lulworth Castle. It’s …

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A Celebration Weekend | Wild Camping with Friends

Last weekend we finally got around to celebrating Mr D hitting a massive age milestone. His actual birthday was back in March; but our idea of a little wild camping party with friends wouldn’t have been such a success with the temperatures in the minuses, and snow on the ground. That said, a couple of …

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