When did he get so tall?
Because we are heading off on our Christmas travels mid December, we hosted an early Drinks party this afternoon.It's occasions like this that make me realise how fortunate we are to have made such wonderful connections with the families we see at school.
Hi, hi, c'mon in! So lovely to see you.I've got the kettle on so let's get your coat off and get you comfortable.The weather is so strange at the moment, it's difficult to know what to wear, isn't it? One moment we're in hats and gloves and the next, we're sweltering in too many layers!You … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Well, not exactly.But I am in need of J, K, O, V and X.What am I talking about?This current project of mine: Him | The Abridged Version. I'm been zipping along nicely, but have now come up against writer's block.Or put simply, I've run out of ideas.Specifically ideas for the above mentioned letters.Each letter has … Continue reading In Need of a Pee
This Manor House is situated at the entrance to the park near The Boy Child's school. Once it ceased to be a private house, it became the borough's library*, hence the Reading Room chiseled into the door lintel. It is now a space for exhibitions and a wedding venue and the library is elsewhere.* The … Continue reading Zoom In | Zoom Out
Dear Santa, I'm not that old, not really. But here's the thing ... I would really like a pair of Old Lady Slippers for Christmas. Like these. Or maybe these. (I just thought I'd give you an idea as to what Old lady Slippers might look like. Because you and the elves are extremely busy … Continue reading Old Lady Slippers
It's been awoolly hat wearing,teacher gift thinking,cooking and baking,bed changing,laundry and ironing,attempting to find five minutes to scrapbook,timed Christmas card writing,and School Book Fair volunteeringkind of Monday. This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High in the Sky blog.
It was a day for staying at home.It was, as they like to say, raining cats and dogs.But I had cabin fever.And as we know, The Boy Child is better when he is occupied. What to do?The Boy Child wanted to see the Paddington Bear located at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC (and is actually in … Continue reading Bear Hunt | Of the Wet Variety
The movie about Paddington Bear opens in the UK next Friday and as an advertising gimmick, 50 Paddington Bear mini statues have been placed around London until the end of December.We went in search of a few today.Eight to be exact, in and around Paddington and Little Venice.1. My favourite. Paddington Bear as he should … Continue reading Bear Hunt
I love ChristmasIt really is the most wonderful time of the year.This year will be extra wonderful because of who we will be with and where we will be.What I'm not a fan of is signs of Christmas appearing in the summer (a national greetings cards chain were selling Christmas cards in August ...) or … Continue reading Five on Friday | The Christmas Edit