Tagged with Houston zoo

The Little One’s birthday abroad

The Little One’s birthday abroad

The Little One’s birthday was last week and she turned 4.  School was closed for the day so my Lovely Husband took the day off work and we had a Houston-based adventure.  First, we took a bike ride around Hermann Park as the Little One had a new bike for her birthday: Then we had … Continue reading

A hot trip to the zoo

A hot trip to the zoo

It’s been hot here all week.  Our trip to San Antonio was hot; the first 3 days of this week in Houston the car temperature gauge and the garden thermometer have read 110f (that’s 43c), the pool has crept up to 96f (36c – more like a bath than a pool).  Today was a bit … Continue reading

Baby elephants and dinosaurs

Baby elephants and dinosaurs

We had another visit to Houston Zoo on Tuesday as the weather was a bit changeable and we’ve got my mother-in-law and brother-in-law staying with us for 10 days.  The zoo has a special display of life-like dinosaurs which move and raaaaah (see the childrens books Harry and the Dinosaurs).  They claim to be life-like … Continue reading

Feeding giraffes and whistling raccoons

It’s been cold here this week – obviously not as cold as it’s been in England with all the snow, but definitely cold for Houston.  The temperatures have been just above freezing for a couple of nights this week.  This has been a shock for the Little One who has mainly been naked since we … Continue reading