Last weekend Carters Steam Fair came to Woking for its annual visit. I spent a bit of my childhood in Maidenhead where Carters is actually based and I can remember going to it when I was little. I really hope one day when Clem gets a bit older she will love it as much as I do. There’s something about fairs that I really like, the sounds, the smells and the lights. In North Devon we used to get a really big fair come to town every September. It has a lot…

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A lot of people might think that taking a one year old who is quite a wriggle bum on a plane is a terrible idea. I know people who have gone to New Zealand, South Korea and Canada with babies and had no problems, yet I was still nervous about going on a flight lasting just 2 hours! We’ve actually spent longer on a train with Clem than we did on the plane, but I guess the difference is on a train you can get up and move to a…

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