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Trip to Farnborough Air Show

On Sunday, 20th July, Felix, Dad and I visited the Farnborough Air Show!

Here are a collection of photographs of the jam-packed day of fun!

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Trip to Dubai Mall with Dad

Toby writes… Felix, Dad and I visited The Dubai Mall on Friday, the 27th March. 

We initially went to see the beautiful Dubai Festival of Light which was on its last day of a 9-day showing. We enjoyed dinner by the wonderful man-made lake which contains the famous fountains that burst into life every 30 minutes after 6pm.

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White Cliffs of Dover

July 27th 2013

Toby writes… The White Cliffs of Dover, an incredibly picturesque place, marking the end of the UK. Where France is visible, some 21 miles away, across the water.

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Canterbury Cathedral

July 27th 2013

Toby writes… Canterbury Cathedral, a holy site for pilgrims for nearly a thousand years! We went with our Grandpa Gerry.

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Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood

July 25th 2013

Toby writes… We took the tube into London, and called to visit Uncle Mike at lunchtime.

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National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

July 24th 2013

Toby writes… We all went down to Beaulieu to visit the National Motor Museum. Much to mine and Felix’s delight there was a ‘Top Gear World’ there, and a James Bond Car exhibition.

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Portsmouth Docks & HMS Victory

July 21st 2013

Toby writes… Felix, Dad and I, went to the Portsmouth Dockyards to see the HMS Victory and have a tour around it! 

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Avebury and West Kennet Long Barrow

July 17th 2013

Toby writes… Felix, Dad and I all went down to see an ancient Bronze Age circle of stones at Avebury. The stones supposedly held some form of religious significance.

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Falconry Festival in Al Ain

Al Ain hosted The Third International Festival Of Falconry in December 2011 – and we went along. Falconers came from all over the world. For some of them, this was the first time they had left their village or town. Amazing.

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Visit to the Palace Museum

We took Catherine’s parents to the Al Ain Palace Museum in December 2011 when they came to visit…

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