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Spring Sunshine at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Alexander-YSP-Honest MumIsn’t March (bizarrely) turning out to be gloriously gorgeous in the UK? My little family’s certainly relishing in this window of unexpected sunshine, fully enjoying a more outdoorsy way of life after being cooped up for what feels like forever this winter, set free to roam around once more with a renewed spring (and a jump) in our step. Yay!

Life sure is wonderful right now as the sun beams down (please stay away pesky April showers) and keep us warm and happy through to summer.

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Taking full advantage of these pretty rays, last weekend, we made our way back to our happy place: The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, picnic in hand, to take in new exhibits and simply BE in the sunshine surrounded by true beauty: art, nature, family. Bliss.

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We played pooh sticks and scoffed on the river banks, feeding over zealous geese and snappy ducks, our only dip indoors was a venture into (former Goldsmiths, University of London alumnus-I myself gained my BA, MA and then lectured at the Uni) Roger Hiorn’s exhibit Seizure, an enchanting installation, a haven of crystallised blue copper sulphate created within a flat and transported to the grounds, utterly captivating us all.

Seizure by Roger Hiorns

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Many other Goldsmith’s alumni have sculptures and installations in the park including Julian Opie, Anthony Gormley among others. I’m so proud of my former University (apt too as we attended so close to the Oscars night with another former student Steve McQueen’s sweep). I need to raise my game huh! This blog counts right?!

….Now back outdoors, I love that my husband Peter has captured the sheer joy of our children on that day through his intimate lens and exquisite eye. It is these memories I will treasure always.

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Alexander in all his curly glory, adored practicing his already impressive ball skills from catching high flying balls to football with his brother, Oliver.

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And a spot of plane spotting for good measure!

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Ah what a joyful, happy-making day in the sun it was too.

What have you been up to in this mini heat-wave?

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