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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

Since we first met, it’s been love at first donkey. A charity with a genuine passion for all things donkey, the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is a simple but amazing place that people of all ages will fall in love with. It’s been a summer of donkey love for myself and my daughter.  We…

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Chale Show – Fun for all the family

Chale Show triple

I pick the crazy vegetable place….  The Chale Show Summer 2017, myself and my 5 year old have travelled far and wide.  Well, actually, not that far and wide as we have been on the Isle of Wight for most of it! My daughter has kept a scrapbook of her adventures this summer holiday.  We…

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The Picturesque Village of Godshill

Model Village Godshill

A visit to Godshill will probably leave you feeling a little whimsical. I have to admit, I have driven through Godshill quite a few times.  Staying in Ventnor, it is not a million miles away and I often drive through or use the petrol station there.  Whenever I do, I always say, “ahhh, this village…

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Why the Isle of Wight? What’s so special?

heading for the isle of wight

You are always visiting the Isle of Wight.  Why? What’s so special? I guess it’s just a feeling I get, a feeling I got last week as I left the mainland and headed for a staycation on the Isle of Wight, with my family. I am not sure I can express what I mean, but…

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BlackGang Chine The Land Of Imagination

Humpty Dumpty

BlackGang Chine, Isle of Wight My recent visit to Blackgang Chine has left me feeling nostalgic.  I haven’t been there since I was a kid.   Taking my 5 year old to visit this week, took me back a fair few years to my own childhood. If you like a bit of vintage, mixed with a…

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Animal Encounters and Dinosaur hunting on the Isle of Wight

Dinosaur Bones

Animals, including extinct animals and a bit of beach action makes for a fun packed day on the Isle of Wight. After an early start from the mainland, we arrive at the Wildheart Animal Sanctuary (previously known as The Isle of Wight Zoo) even before the doors have opened. The Sanctuary is conveniently located right next…

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