trips, treats & social lives

we had lots of good times and great fun

Rome – Pompei – Paris – Dusseldorf – British Museum
St Pauls Cathedral – London Zoo – Mont St Michelle
Copenhagen – Sweden – La Rochelle – Versailles
Amsterdam – the Harz Mtns – Pembrokeshire
Brecon Beacons – Spain – Cheddar Gorge
Brownsea Island – Malta – Natural History Museum
Chessington World of Adventure – South Hams
Rare Breeds Farm – Axe Vale Show – St Ives – Wells
Tate Modern – British Wildlife Centre – Alton Towers
Lands End – Wookey Hole – American Museum in Bath
the Foundling Hospital – Butlins – Devon County Show
Glastonbury carnival – Eden Project – Honiton Show
Woodlands Adventure Park – Tower of London – Hale
Eurodisney – Lost Gardens of Heligan – Thorpe Park
Widecombe on the Moor – Thorpe Park – HMS Victory
Roman Baths in Bath – Longleat – Woolacombe
Victoria & Albert Museum – Stonehenge – London Eye
Salisbury Cathedral – Hamley’s toy store – Slimbridge
Madame Tussauds – Science Museum sleepover
BBC Big Bash at the NEC – Eltham Palace – Avebury Stourport Ring canal boat holiday – Hampton Court
Sea Life Centres in Plymouth, Birmingham and Portsmouth – Ottery St Mary tar barrels
Cutty Sark in Greenwich – Bridgewater carnival
and very many more

piano lessons – canoeing – flute lessons – numerous pantomimes and theatre productions – TEFL – tennis
judo – singing lessons – guitar lessons – horse riding
Brownies and Girl Guides – Erasmus exchange
trampolining – swimming – amateur dramatics
Guide summer camps – ballet lessons
camping for the eclipse – Becki at church (services and youth group) every week – friends over every week
regularly staying with cousins and having cousins to stay (including their mother’s family) – seeing and speaking to their mother whenever they wanted – both girls had boyfriends and spent time with those families and the boyfriends stayed with us – frequent stays with grandparents in Exeter
and much more

Alicia Keys (Plymouth) – Rhod Gilbert (Torquay)
Eddie Izzard (Eden Project) – pantomimes every year (Exeter or Plymouth) – regular trips to the theatre and cinema – Michael McIntire (Lyme Regis and Exeter)
Peter Pan (Hyde Park) – Mis-Teeq (Plymouth)
Lemar (Plymouth) – Bill Bailey (Plymouth)
Seth Lakeman (Exeter and Truro) – Riverdance (Plymouth)
‘Romeo & Juliet’ and ‘As You Like It’ (The Globe Theatre)
George’s Marvellous Medicine (Exeter)
Swan Lake ballet (Plymouth) – The Witches (Exeter)
The Nutcracker ballet (Plymouth)
and many, many more