I haven't been to York in years. It's so long ago that I think I must have been at Middle School, which dates it around 1980.I had a simple plan.Take The Boy Child to York by train.Meet Mum there.Go to the National Railway Museum.Explore within the City Walls.Stare at the majestic beauty that is York … Continue reading York: Part One
Month: August 2013
Sharing a Cuppa
Hi, hi, I know it's a bit late, but have you the time for a cuppa?You have? Excellent.How are things with you?Here, we are looking at one more week of summer holiday before the adventure that is Year 2 begins for The Boy Child. He's ready. I know I am!I have one more adventure up … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
This Weekend We …
This weekend we went to see our Chelsea Pensioner friend in order to celebrate his 80th birthday. No matter that it rained.This weekend we tackled a Track the Plaque walk around Knightsbridge and Kensington. The boys were unwilling participants, but I took no notice. Looking for plaques is a great way to discover the hidden bits … Continue reading This Weekend We …
Hello Bank Holiday.Hello last full week of the summer holidays.Hello friends coming around for Pimm's in the garden.Hello back-to-school shopping for stationery items.Hello to BT sorting out our land line on Tuesday. It's been down since Friday. Still have Internet, thankfully.Hello to the new bed for the spare room arriving on Wednesday.Hello to a haircut. … Continue reading Hello Monday
More pages about Florida and one about the Shard. Hollywood Studios; we liked this park best and visited twice. Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure. Something of a damp squib, to be honest. The Boy Child's first ride on the water. The many faces of The Boy Child. Using Shimelle's idea from her 4x6 Photo … Continue reading Scrapbook Saturday
View From The Shard
The Shard at London Bridge St. Paul's Cathedral Southwark Cathedral Tower of London London Eye, with Buckingham Palace behind on the left Official Portrait. Cost a small fortune, but purchased for the rarity value of the three of us appearing in the same photo.
Hello to The Boy Child being back home.Hello to taking him to see Planes at the cinema.Hello to a family visit to the top of the Shard. Three hundred and ten metres above London.Hello to revisiting the London Transport Museum at Covent Garden. We last visited in the Easter holidays. Children go free and adult … Continue reading Hello Monday
More pages about Florida.It's astonishing how much was accomplished in The Boy Child's absence.One about the helicopter ride we took on our last morning.One about the lovely oasis of calm that is the town of Celebration.One about our villa. I would recommend it.One about The Magic Kingdom.One about our Guest Assistance Pass. All the Parks … Continue reading Scrapbook Saturday
Simply a Moment
I'm sitting in my office and surveying the mess that surrounds me. Perhaps The Brainy One is correct when he says that two desks is one desk too many in such a small space.The desk with the computer on is littered with things that need attending to or putting away: a card for my nephew … Continue reading Simply a Moment
I'm not really home alone.The Brainy One is here, as is the pooch, who has just about forgiven us for leaving him with the dog sitter when we went to Florida.We went to our local gastro pub for dinnerBut The Boy Child isn't here and I don't know what to do with myself.