The Boy Child and his classmates play cricket in the park across from the school on Thursday afternoons in the summer term.The Bears versus the Eagles.There's something about the sound of ball on willow that makes me think that summer is around the corner.The sound of thirty plus children calling out in excitement.The sight of thirty plus children … Continue reading It’s Just Not Cricket
Month: April 2015
Pairings | Shopping
We were supposed to be at the mall to buy some items for Mum's impending trip to Texas.It was more coffee and blueberry muffins than shopping.I'm joining in with Helena this week and looking for pairings, obvious or otherwise.
Things He Says | The Everyone’s a Critic Edition
Final Score: The Boy Child 10, Granny 3."Never mind, Granny, you did your best."
Me on Monday
It's been a:walking to school,grocery shopping,30 length swimming,washing hanging out,elevenses browsing,cooking from scratch,oven cleaningand a lunch eatingkind of Monday.And we're only half-way through.This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High in the Sky blog.
Things He Says | The Angel in Disguise Edition
Him: "My friends at school think you are very kind."Me: "Why's that?"Him: "Because you gave them treats for Valentine's Day and for Easter.You're like the Heavenly Host!"
I sent The Boy Child and The Brainy One off to London Bridge this morning.I'd invited The Good Friend and The Good Friend's dad along as well.HMS Belfast is a decommissioned warship andshe is permanently moored on the Thames opposite the Tower of London.When I was thinking about activities for this weekend, it struck me that … Continue reading HMS Belfast
The Bathroom | The Done for Now Edition
After around seven weeks out of action, the bathroom is ready to be used again. The Boy Child will christen the bath this evening. I love how the mosaic looks and how the tiler took the time to follow the design around the mirrors I intend to keep the bathroom clutter free ... The shower … Continue reading The Bathroom | The Done for Now Edition
Things He Says | The Shorts Edition
" Brrrr! It's a bit nippy this morning!"
Pairings | Elevenses
What goes with toast (buttered and a light covering of shredless marmalade)? A mug of hot tea, of course.I'm joining in with Helena this week and looking for pairings, obvious or otherwise.
Up the Arsenal
The Boy Child has decided to spread the love when it comes to which football team he supports. Liverpool remains in pole position, but he has added several London clubs to his favourites list.I suspect he has done this so that he can persuade us to take him on more stadium tours.It appears to be … Continue reading Up the Arsenal