Goodbye, April, you were awesome!We continued to be more.Spring Concert.The fabulous guys at London Underground.Overnight guests.Family to stay.End of term.New York, New York.Signs of Spring.Fabulous days with fabulous friends.And oh, so much more.April has whizzed by.Hello, May and all that you can offer.Do you have a word for 2014 that you want to keep at … Continue reading Be More | April
The Boy Child heard me snap the first shot (the Zoom Out) and actually scooted round before I could take the next shot (the Zoom In)."No pictures, Mummy. I'm reading." Zoom In | Zoom Out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.
Of the Easter holidays, that is.And we kept it fairly low-key.This morning, I declared homework was finished and sent The Boy Child off to the park with Dad and the pooch. (That's been a wrench, hearing The Boy Child switch from using Daddy to Dad.)After lunch, we played badminton in the garden and then went … Continue reading The Final Day
Some friends of ours are members of a very smart Health Club in West London and issued an invitation for a crowd of us to join them for the day at the Club.We didn't need asking twice.There was tennis.There was a huge amount of bouncing.There was swimming, where The Boy Child opted for armbands because … Continue reading A Playdate of the Large Kind
Hi, hi, c'mon in. Your timing is perfect, as the boys are still at the cinema (watching Rio 2) and I've just made lunch and the teapot's still hot.How are you and yours? We're all fine and ready for the Easter holidays to be over. We've packed a lot in, but I do feel that … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
I'm still appreciative of sunshine and blue skies. There is a lot of rain forecast.I'm looking to forward to making a few pages about our trip.I'm fed up arguing with The Boy Child about the amount of homework he needs to still do.I'm looking forward to one last hurrah of the holidays; a huge all … Continue reading Right Now …
1) We've been busy sending Red Cross parcels to The Boy Child's American friends. (Red Cross parcels are the parcel equivalent of Happy Mail).It isn't something we'll be doing too often, as the postage was high.2) I've been working on completing my New York journal.3) The Boy Child has been writing in his holiday diary … Continue reading Five on Friday
There's always a few days, I find, after trans-Atlantic travel where the urge to not do much is strong.Tuesday was pretty much a write-off.Yesterday we made it to the park.Today we made it as far as Chelsea to visit our friend.This evening saw me tidy up some of the flower beds.How do you cope with … Continue reading Normality
Zoom In | Zoom Out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.
One last morning with our friends.Before the drive to the airport.And an overnight flight back to London.