crochet, kids

A poem and a picture

My little boy is very clever, well I would say that, I’m his Mummy!  He loves Maths and Science, and his reading is brilliant, but trying to get him to write anything and thats a whole other story! He hates literacy, really can’t see why he’s writing things, and handwriting, well, well why write anything… Read More A poem and a picture

baking, cooking, kids

A bit absent lately…… Then the Great British Bake Off????

Hola, as they say in Spain!  So the wedding was brilliant – more photos will come in a separate post – I need to do it justice really (and ask my Sis if I can post pictures!). A whirlwind weekend, then we ditched the yucky UK weather and headed to Lanzarote….. Sunshine, and a pool… Read More A bit absent lately…… Then the Great British Bake Off????

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

kids, Travel

A few nights away up North

The Easter holidays were almost over,  previously we’ve always gone away – Lanzarote last year (the kids still talk about the mini club man Martin on a daily basis), Dubai the year before, Egypt the year before….. you get the ideas.  Time to escape the Great British weather and get some sunshine.  This year, my… Read More A few nights away up North

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.