My FitBug is challenging me to walk 15,200 steps per day so I decided to take up the gauntlet yesterday and take the kids out for an adventure. Sophie was off doing homework with her mates at a friend's house (after going out to the cinema with them the day before - you can tell she's hit her teens, we hardly see her any more !) so I asked Juliette and Pierre if they were up for a long walk. They were - especially when I told them where we were going !
One of our local parks (well, not THAT local - it's a 10km walk !) was hosting a Festival of Nature with the theme being the circus. There were lots of animals to see, stalls to look at and a bouncy castle to jump on.
One of the biggest attractions was the swings though !
Not sure if Pierre was screaming with delight or fear !
We wandered over to look at the animals. Our favourite was this miniature pig who had an upturned wheelie bin as a sty !
The crowds were quite offputting though so we headed off into the more natural part of the park.
Autumn is definitely on the way.
We petted a very docile horse.
And I spent ages examining this tree very closely. Can you see why?
A close-up makes it easier !
Yep, you've guessed it - I threw in a bit of geocaching ! The treasure was this Hannah Montana card which made me smile - how she's changed !
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