crochet, granny square, granny stripe, kids, mermaid, patterns

The Mermaid Tail Pattern

Wow – what a whirlwind few days! Blog land is keeping me very busy (not what I’d planned for at the beginning of the 6 week school holidays). Thank you to everyone who’s liked my blog and my shark pattern since I published a picture of it back in April, then finally found the time to type… Read More The Mermaid Tail Pattern

Craft, kids

Playing with clay, amusing the kids and making a yarn bowl

I’ve looked over my photos from the previous week, and boy have I been busy with little projects. The garden is finally getting there!  This was going to a post about the birds that visit my garden……. spot the robin on the feeder?  Well as soon as I decided to start taking photos – half… Read More Playing with clay, amusing the kids and making a yarn bowl

kids, London, Shaun the Sheep, sightseeing

Hunting for Shaun the Sheep in the City

Shaun the Sheep in hiding in London!!!  Completely true. Why – I hear you ask?  Well to raise money for Childrens Hospitals – but they are only here until 25th May (just before half term???) There are 50 Shauns hiding in and around Famous Landmarks in the capital – so on Bank holiday Monday we… Read More Hunting for Shaun the Sheep in the City

flowers, gardening, kids, Spring

My first visit to Kew Gardens

Today we went to Kew Botanical Gardens. I’ve always wanted to go – and it was lovely there.   It’s English Spring time – so not a huge amount in flower apart from Tulips, Magnolia, Rhododendrons and Blossom – it was still beautiful. Rather than a load of words – here some pictures.