The Boy Child has had today what could be considered one of the best days he has had in his short life.First up was a trip to the home of Liverpool Football Club with the football mad cousins. Bill Shankly: "Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you … Continue reading Heaven is a Place on Earth
Hi, hi, c'mon in.Don't take your coat off, we're not stopping.Can you grab that bunch of flowers for me? Thanks.There's a bus due in around 10 minutes. We're off to meet our good friend Mel.She and I always meet in the same place; we're creatures of habit, although it's been a while since we had … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
1:2 scale model of a Rolls Royce aero-engine.Made from Lego.Zoom In | Zoom Out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.
I've waxed lyrically before about the joy that cousins bring.We met some of ours today.For no other reason than to hang out."Cousins are people that are ready made friends, you have laughs with them and remember good times from a young age, you have fights with them but you always know you love each other, … Continue reading Cousins
It's been a: travelling North for two hours, hugging Granny, eating his first ever cheeseburger from the Golden Arches and evening bus rides, just because, kind of Monday. And it's looking fantastic for the rest of the week. This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High in … Continue reading Me on Monday
It's been a fantastic few days. They left us mid-morning.What to do with the rest of the day?Some chose to take it easy. But were persuaded to do a little homework.Some of us tackled a mountain of laundry. Before making up three double beds with clean bedding.Before finding time to sit down with a cuppa and the Sunday … Continue reading The Calm After The Storm
It's been a year since we were last at Little Venice, and as our friends have never been there, today seemed as good a day as any to go back. Unlike last year, The Boy Child had a good day and particularly enjoyed having a pint of Guinness with his lovely Godfather. London life.What's not to … Continue reading Little Venice | Revisited
The Boy Child and I took The Brainy One and our oldest friends up to the Tower of London to see the art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Blood yesterday. The contrast from our last visit in August was astonishing. LIke then, I feel that any words of mine will be inadequate, so I'm … Continue reading Blood Swept Lands: Revisited
The Boy Child and I were invited to spend a day at an experience with the Dutch Friend and her children earlier this week. Lovely, I thought. Then I came down with a nasty cold and didn't feel like going anywhere at all. So we went today. Because I felt a lot better and the … Continue reading London’s Cable Car
A well done from the dentist was rewarded with a visit to his favourite coffee shop.Zoom In | Zoom Out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.