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‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows, are sent forth’ Kahlil Gibran

The Living Arrows photo project is about celebrating childhood by capturing it in a photograph once a week. I will be joining in with a photo each of Mabel, Greta and Ernie, hopefully using it as a way to improve my photography skills, as well as creating a lovely collection of photos for us to look back on at the end of the year.

Our pictures this week are from our trip to Chessington World of Adventures last week, for Mabel’s birthday treat. We had an amazing day and I really recommend it as a day out for families with young children. There were so many rides that both Mabel and Greta could go on, and apart from that there were also loads of zoo animals, shows to watch and a brilliant indoor and outdoor play area (not to mention a really yummy mocha that we got from the coffee hut). The bubbleworks were a favourite of everyone, and although we had to queue for quite a while, Mabel and I loved the ride Zufari, especially getting up close to some lovely giraffes.

Chessington world of adventures trip

Mabel just chilling, watching a lynx in the zoo

Chessington World of Adventures trip

Greta checking out the map to see where to go next, while she waits for Daddy and Mabel to finish on a ride.

chessington world of adventures trip

I realise Ernie’s photos are getting a bit repetitive, I promise I will try and shake it up a bit next week, but I just couldn’t resist another sleepy daddy wrap picture. I especially love how his bib has turned around and it looks like a little cape!


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  1. April 18, 2016 / 6:51 am

    Beautiful captures hon. I looks and sounds like a lovely day out at Chessington World of Adventure. I so need to take my girls here especially as they have never been. I’m sure they’ll love it as much as my niece did when we took her.xx #livingarrows
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  2. April 19, 2016 / 8:34 pm

    Gorgeous photos. Love the ones of the girls. N is a map fiend too (and leaflets, and notebooks – anything paper really!). Nice to know that Chessington had plenty for them to go on.
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  3. April 22, 2016 / 11:13 am

    Great photos! Really like the one of Mabel chilling, she looks so relaxed 🙂

  4. April 23, 2016 / 6:57 pm

    I grew up close to Chessington and we went a few times when I was growing up but I hadn’t thought to take young children – I’ll be trying to take the kids in the summer! x
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