This beautiful thatched cottage is around 300 years old and now forms part of an Urban Farm.The same Urban Farm I used to visit as a child some 35 years ago.
Month: August 2012
Photo a Day: 30th August
~ A trip to the local Aquarium ~ I love Clown fish ~
Photo a Day: 29th August
The Boy Child loves his little friend.The little friend loves The Boy Child.There was no way they were playing ball at all this afternoon for my camera.Can't you just tell from this shot that they were planning some mischief?
Photo a Day: 28th August
Spent the day in the countryside ~ meadows, cousins, assorted children and dogs ~ it was Enid Blytonesque!
Photo a Day: 27th August
I realised today that The Boy Child still had a fair amount of holiday homework left to complete. He set to after lunch, with Granny's help, and boxed off 2 pages of sums. To totals of five.With a bit of luck, he'll just about be done as school restarts on 5 September.
Hello to week 8 of the summer holidays. The end is in sight.Hello to the last Bank Holiday before Christmas. It's bound to rain.Hello to arranging a taster day at a prospective school for The Boy Child.Hello to photographing sites of interest for our American cousins.Hello to lunch with my cousin and her two children.Hello … Continue reading Hello Monday
Photo a Day: 26th August
~ it's good to talk ~The Boy Child is beginning to take an interest in the telephone as a means of communication. He's talking to my sister here and actually holding a 2-way proper conversation.One more account of The Boy Child surprising me.
Photo a Day: 25th August
Hanging up the kitchen blind for Granny.Involving a ladder.Involving The Boy Child.Help or hindrance.Discuss.
Losing An Inch
I've never given much thought to my height. It is what it is. I'm about 5'7", which is average in my family. I'm taller than my mum and my sister, but much shorter than my brother. My dad was over 6'. My 15-year old nephew is considerably taller than me now, much to his delight. … Continue reading Losing An Inch
Photo a Day: 24th August
~ shore line through life buoy ~The Brainy One and I went off at looked at 3 houses today in the area we have narrowed down as the 'relocation area'. Mum very kindly took care of The Boy Child.I discovered that a large amount of money does not necessarily equate to a large amount of … Continue reading Photo a Day: 24th August