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????

Carousel, 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

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.