Good Friday

We had a lazy day today but also quite social. We visited the children’s grandparents and were treated to hotcross buns and pink wafers. Sophie was in her element as she loves pink wafers, and when the blue ribands were brought out I think she nearly popped with happiness. Felix slowly ate his own body weight in hotcross buns. When… Read more →

First bbq

First bbq

Below are some pictures from the first bbq of the year. The friends were lovely, the food was delicious and the children had a great time decorating eggs. What a brilliant start to the bbq season.

McArthur Glen

Sophie has outgrown her school shoes. I prefer to buy Clarks shoes. I am not sure if they really are best for little feet now a days, but when I was little and my mum, a chiropadist, bought my shoes, she always bought them in Clarks. She used to talk about the damage other leading shoe manufacturers did to growing… Read more →

Siblings

The children are winding each other up today. Each one is finely tuned to the others sensitive issues and is mercilessly agitating them and then complaining when their sibling reacts in an unpleasant manner. I have no siblings. I cannot understand why anyone would want to annoy, hit or be rude to anyone else. Apparently it’s all completely normal. Currently… Read more →

Scout cycling trip

Felix has been on a scout camp cycling adventure for the past 3 days. He had a wonderful time and arrived home today pink cheeked and glowing with outdoorness. After his bath he retired to bed with his cat for a well earned sleep.

Funny things children say

I was showing Sophie’s little friend our guinea pig. In a bid to introduce some educational facts into the situation, I pointed to Snowy’s red eyes and asked, ‘ do you know what you call an animal with red eyes?’ Sophie’s friend looked up at me as he replied with absolute certainty, ‘evil’.