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Bedtime stories

Bedtime stories

Here is a picture of Matt and Annie reading stories, I am not sure though, who is putting who to bed, but they look like they are having a lovely time. The book that Annie is looking at is the classic ‘Sophie la giraffe’.


Poor little Annie-Mo is still poorly. Thank goodness we currently have a fully functioning washing machine as I must have done at least four loads of washing today. The weather was beautiful, a gorgeous blue skied, crisp winter’s day. However -1 is no temperature for drying washing so inside the house there is washing draped everywhere. Today has been the… Read more →

Poorly little lady

Annie-Mo was sick in the night, poor little lady. She has been subdued and not her usual boisterous self. Other news and it would appear that Elsie is shedding. There is dog hair on everything that that doesn’t move, cups, utensils,books,face cloths. Does she not know it’s winter. Elsie dog you should be growing a thicker coat not sporting a… Read more →

Free day

Today was a staff training day at St Aidans. It’s a little odd for a school to have a training day in the middle of  term, I am not sure what the schools reasoning was, however the boys and I took full advantage of the free day to go shopping for shoes.Jay had walked through his and they now let… Read more →

New bedding

I have always liked the feeling silk and satin. As a child I had a snuggley blanket. I used to rub it’s silky edge against my nose for comfort. I love silken pj’s and as of today I now have a silky bed. As soon as I had replaced the old bed linen with my new purchase I dived on… Read more →

Hospital again

Jay was walking backwards and fell over, his mate fell heavily on top of him and Jay was unable to get up even after his mate had moved. Half past one this afternoon I received a panicked call from school asking me to come and collect Jay to bring him to a&e. Luckily Matt was able to leave work early… Read more →



Here is a picture of Donna taking Annie-Mo and Bruce, Elsie’s best friend for a walk. Annie-mo looks so cute.  We had a lovely walk and then sat on a bench in a field to eat chocolate Danishes. A golden lab retriever came and stole Annie’s Danish right out of her hand. I couldn’t help laughing at her expression of… Read more →

The Devonshire Place

The Devonshire Place

Tonight was the opening of our new local,The Devonshire Place. Matt and I bobbed by in between scouts drop off and pick up to check out what was on offer. The bar is the first thing that you come across when you enter. To the left are shelves containing bottles of beer and to the right a bay window seating… Read more →