06.30: Alarm goes off. The Brainy One is already at work in the office. The Boy Child is still asleep. I get up, clean my teeth and have a quick wash. Dress in shorts and t-shirt. Put the first load of the day (bedding) into the washing machine and switch it on. 07.00: I leave … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Day in the Life – 28 May 2020
This weekend saw us fit a lot in. We began early Saturday morning with our regular visit to the Natural History Museum for Dawnosaurs, the early opening autism-specific event. It might mean leaving the house in the dark, but it's an event we all enjoy.As we're usually done with both Dawnosaurs and a stop for a second … Continue reading This Weekend I …
BGF Dream Jars aren't as easy to findas Paddington Bear.Over five days, we've only found 19 of 46.
It's been a:online check-in,heading into town, Paddington Bear hunting, eating our picnic lunch al fresco, travelling on the new Central Line trainsdrinking tea and eating shortbread in Chelsea, posting that final Christmas card,and home to the ironing and packingkind 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.
Keep it simple.That's the key.The 5th: the evening we went in search of Christmas lights.I used a 5x5 page protector (Pink Paislee, I think) as in insert and added a * in place of the letter e (because I've run out of the letter e). Not sure I like how it looks. The back of the … Continue reading December Daily | 2014: 5th & 6th
To the West End in search of Paddington Bear and Christmas lights.The wealthiest parts of the Monopoly board (Kensington, Knightsbridge and Park Lane) had no Christmas lights at all to speak of. Hugely disappointing. Oxford Street was strewn with floating globes. Selfridge's had Goldiebear Paddington in their window. Complete with jars of marmalade and a golden … Continue reading London Lights and a Little Bit of Paddington Bear | Photo Heavy
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