Snapshots & Adventures

Days Out

Carters Steam Fair, Woking

Last weekend Carters Steam Fair came to Woking for its annual visit. I grew up in the village where Carters is actually based and I can remember going to it when I was little. I used to love going on the swinging boats. 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 of modern rides unlike Carters Steam Fair which is a traditional vintage steam fair. As  ...

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Parenting, Travel

Travelling with a One Year Old

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 different carriage if she gets that bad. On a plane you can  ...

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