~ Granny with her youngest grandson ~
Nowadays, a visit to my mum's house means meeting up with Mel. And yesterday was the day.I could wax lyrically about how fab Mel is, but I think you all know that.Suffice to say, I'm very happy to call her my friend.
Sometimes, this is the best you can get. Sometimes, getting three boys to sit still at the same time is just too much. Sometimes, it doesn't matter. Sometimes, getting the shot is actually what counts. And I know that Sian agrees.
Yesterday, we stayed close to home. Granny had an appointment for her flu jab. There was a delivery expected (new printer for Granny, set up by yours truly). There was a dog to be walked, twice. There was dry cleaning to be collected. There was helping Granny with late bulb planting and re-potting her patio … Continue reading A Quiet Day
Yesterday saw us (ie. me, because mum doesn't drive and I only don't drive in London) drive out 40 minutes to visit my cousin J and her two gorgeous children. Sadly, we didn't get to see J's husband, as he was out at work.The older children were keen to have DS try out their huge trampoline, something he … Continue reading Bouncing Boy
"Hey, DS, smile for the camera, please."
Although I no longer live in my home town and haven't done so for over 20 years, I always enjoy visiting our nearby city. There was a time in the 80s when it was in the news frequently for all the wrong reasons. Now, in the 21st Century, it's making headlines for the right reasons ~ it's been a … Continue reading Northern Soul
DS has completed his first half-term of full time school ~ he has been a school boy for six weeks and three days. He now has two weeks off; two weeks for the pair of us to kick back and relax a little. With that in mind, he and I are now at Granny's house and … Continue reading Half Term Holidays
The week DS had Happy Mail from his cousin. The week we celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary with lunch at Pizza Express (and a new Smartphone for me, but not one from here). The week where the weather was unseasonal again and we were able to spend a lot of time in the park. The … Continue reading Project Life: Week 29