Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen

The Best Friend and I made a rather spontaneous trip up to Green Park four days before the State Funeral to view the thousands of floral tributes left in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. And what we found was simply astonishing and slightly overwhelming. People had obviously gone to a lot of trouble. There … Continue reading Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen

Me on Monday | 6 June

It was a week of half term travels, the Jubilee and testing. Rozel Bay, Jersey We completed our road trip to Jersey (lots more on that coming soon)We enjoyed a family outing to see Top Gun:Maverick at the cinemaWe went to a fantastic Platinum Jubilee party with The Oldest Friends - our god daughter baked … Continue reading Me on Monday | 6 June

Life in Lockdown | Day in the Life – 28 May 2020

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 I …

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 …

Me on Monday | Photo Heavy

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.

London Lights and a Little Bit of Paddington Bear | Photo Heavy

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