We are at the final stages of applying for a Statement of Educational Needs for The Boy Child and this morning he and I went off to make sure we had copies of everything we might possibly need. We're working on the theory that the SEN panel can't have too much information, although we have … Continue reading Photo a Day: 31st July
Month in Numbers is the brain child of Julie and you'll always find a warm welcome over at her place. Not to mention entertaining posts about a varied list of topics.Go on over, stop by and say hello, then come back here. 2 hours 20 minutes: the time it took for me to donate my 22nd pint of blood … Continue reading Month in Numbers: July
An utterly brilliant bronze for our men in the gymnastics! Apparently, it's the first time in about 100 years that they've done this well. Just a shame that a complaint from the Japanese over scoring resulted in the boys being demoted from the silver spot.Let's hope the girls are inspired today when their team competition … Continue reading Olympic Round Up: Day 3
This morning at the gym, I managed 20 lengths for the first time.I still stop between lengths, but for not as long, and my swimming style still doesn't bear close inspection. The main thing is that I am doing it.A gold medal for effort, I reckon!
After an amazing and wonderful Opening Ceremony on Friday night, the London 2012 Games got under way properly on Saturday.And it was a disappointing start for Team GB. Mark Cavendish, widely expected to take gold in the Men's Road Race on Saturday, failed miserably and then had the nerve to claim that the other competing … Continue reading Olympic Round Up: Days 1 & 2
Hello week 4 of the summer holidays.Hello first full week of London 2012.Hello to flag waving, being patriotic and teaching The Boy Child to stand for, and how to sing, the National Anthem.Hello to squeezing in a few visits to the gym in the midst of a busy week.Hello to a probable second visit to … Continue reading Hello Monday
~ breakfast out ~The Boy Child and I have started to attend Family Splash at my gym fairly regularly on Sunday mornings. Post swim, I treat him to breakfast in Costa.
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."~ The Lorax, Dr Seuss
Sir Chris Hoy, Zara Phillips, Tom Daley, Beth Tweddle, Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins, Victoria Pendleton, Mark Cavendish, Rebecca Adlington and many more names as yet unknown to the Great British public.It's 20.12 hours.It's London 2012.Hello world!Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth.Welcome to the London Olympic Games.
And so it begins.Traffic in Central London came to a standstill this morning, as drivers tried to work out which bits of the road they could still actually drive along. As for me and The Boy Child, after sitting on a stationary bus for almost 20 minutes, we hopped off and walked the last half … Continue reading Photo a Day: 26th July