My goddaughter and her family invited us recently to spend a few days with them at a cottage in rural Devon, on the eastern edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It's not an area of the UK that I know, so I was imagining chocolate-box cottages and cream teas galore. Chocolate-box cottages The cottages were … Continue reading Devon Delight
Five spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook ... First up was the day we introduced our Goddaughter and her family to the marvellous Northala Fields. Next up was our visit to beautiful Cambridge. And linked to Cambridge was meeting Deb at long last. This didn't end how it began. I … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 6 was about donating toiletries, socks and gloves via the school to our local homeless shelter.Day 7 was about a fun evening at the school's Christmas Disco.Day 8 was about a superb day in the Cotswolds with my Goddaughter and her family. I wanted … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10
These kids are amazing. They recognise that The Boy Child is different to them, but they care not. Love them.
Two miles from beautiful Broadway lies Snowshill Manor. We visited recently (at our third attempt) and met up with my God Daughter and her family.I've only ever heard good things about Snowshill and it didn't disappoint. It's a sixteenth century country house, best known for its twentieth century owner, Charles Paget Wade, an eccentric man who … Continue reading Snowshill Manor
Wouldn't you just know it? For the 1st time ever I used non-rechargeable batteries in the camera and by lunchtime the bloomin' thing was almost flat!! However, there was one pretty decent photo, as you can see. It's my gorgeous god daughter with her godparents (of which I am now officially one). Her big brother … Continue reading Christening
A completely rubbish day, weather-wise, rain, rain & more rain! Poor DS had to play indoors but he still managed to have fun because we set up his poly-tunnel in the lounge, as you can see in the photo. DS is 19-months-old today but manages to look older in the photo, we think. Some lovely … Continue reading Saturday
Here's a peek at the beautiful book made by my sister for my 40th birthday. Thanks to BF for supplying additional photos. I just need to add the journaling and we're done. The colour in some of the images isn't that great, as photos taken in artificial light (raining outside!!).
I've had BF & her 2 children here today and it's been lovely. Her DH is away with work and mine has been up town all day. Her DD is such a poppet, I just have to keep having a cuddle. Here's our 2 boys looking like they're having a chat during their tea!