A Socially-Distanced Return to Hughenden

You may recall reading that Hughenden is a favourite local-ish National Trust property for us, and we were delighted when its reopening was announced. So delighted that we were on their website at 06.30 on the morning that visitor slots were released in order to secure a time that suited us. We chose the perfect … Continue reading A Socially-Distanced Return to Hughenden

Life in Lockdown | The Boy Child’s Diary

Back in the mists of time, when school closed and work was sent home, one ongoing topic was for The Boy Child to keep a diary of his days at home. I had him set up with divided page protectors and Project Life-style journaling cards by lunch time of the first day of Home School. … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | The Boy Child’s Diary

Life in Lockdown | Family Favourites

Thanks to the easing in the UK lockdown, we've been able to visit The Brainy Boy, The Colombian and our three great nephews. Luckily for them and us, they moved house just 2 weeks before lockdown began and now have a much bigger garden. One that can easily cope with a socially-distanced family get-together. It … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Family Favourites

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 23 and 24

Week 23: I received a bouquet of belated-birthday-flowers from friends. We were able to book a visit to beautiful Waddesdon Manor. Week 24: Tilly had an appointment at the dog groomer. We walked up to school to collect some Maths books and it was great to see some of the staff in person. The highlight … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 23 and 24

A Socially-Distanced Return to Kew Gardens

Just like properties belonging to the National Trust, Kew Gardens has reopened to the public by operating a booking system. The Boy Child and I popped in recently under the homeschooling category of another Field Trip. We're fortunate that we can walk there - it's about 40 minutes walk each way. We have an annual … Continue reading A Socially-Distanced Return to Kew Gardens