London has enjoyed incredible weather over the last few weeks, which has more than made up for the lack of overseas travel. The availability of an online grocery shopping slot appears to be back to pre-Covid times. Series 1 of Virgin River on Netflix is a sweet and easy watch (recommended by the lovely Melissa). … Continue reading Four Fun Things
Week 31: The Boy Child's friend (and his Mum) came round for an hour or so in the garden. I met my friend's gorgeous new puppy. 🙂 I walked Tilly in the grounds of Pitzhanger Manor. We took a picnic lunch to Osterley Park. We spent a very happy Sunday in the countryside. Week 32: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 31 and 32
"I'm a good spreader now* ... just like the coronavirus!" *Alongside autism, The Boy Child has moderate learning difficulties. These difficulties are most noticeable when an activity requires fine motor skills - like holding and using a knife to spread butter and/or jam.
I'd reached the point where I knew that The Boy Child was more than ready for a change of scenery, but one that didn't involve going too far or walking Tilly. I settled on a night at my Club in town and few hours strolling the streets of Central London. Getting there meant a journey … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | London Calling
I don't have a favourite great nephew. Of course I don't. But if I did, it would be this one.
Today is the second link-up of this year’s Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt and is hosted by Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. I have another 5 items ticked off. 6) Something in the shape of a triangle - take-away pizza: 8) A leaf longer than your hand: 14) Something with wheels - an abandoned rental bike in our local park. … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2
Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 350 g new potatoes, big ones halved 4 skin-on chicken legs (I used chicken breasts) 2 large leeks 1 tbsp plain flour 50 ml chicken stock 200 g crème fraîche 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley Method: Preheat the oven to 200C/Gas 6. Heat 2 tbsp of … Continue reading Crème Fraîche Chicken
Week 29: We spent a few more hours walking through the woods at Hughenden. We had an unexpected photo opportunity with Cachirulo and Los Pequeños. We were invited for socially-distanced drinks in a friend's garden and The Boy Child was invited to take a dip ... I made a flip card to record the story. … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 29 and 30
Did July turn out to be joyous? Let's see what the numbers have to say: Another 31 days with lockdown measures in place. 132 days since the UK lockdown began. 12 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 6 visits with family members. 7 day of homeschooling. 3 haircuts. 100 days of the 100 Day Project complete. … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2020