Puzzle wood with Captain Ollie the Pirate!

I'd been feeling a little stressed recently due to work, uni work and life in general so Pose in her usual 'she just gets me' manner organised a lush day out for us all. The days wombling adventure took us to Puzzle Wood in the Forest of Dean. Given the punishment our son had put... Continue Reading →

Surviving a Bank Holiday weekend with a toddler.

A quick post precursor, I love my son, he's great and Pose and I are lucky to have such an awesome bundle of brilliantness in our lives. However, some weekends it can feel like a war of attrition, interspersed with artfully timed biscuit bribes as an aid to promote any fleeting moments of peace. Merely... Continue Reading →

Cogge Manor Farm

Late finish on this post but Summer term in school is always a killer. Anyway....imagine you're transported back in time to May... It's been a pretty non-stop action month in the Webber household. We have had Ollievov's second birthday, Pose's <mumblemumble> birthday, SATs at my school, beginning of exam season at Poses school, Ollie has... Continue Reading →

A night out without a child…

Last weekend, for the first time in two years Pose and I had a night away from home without a tiny Pachyderm for company! Momentous news I know. I think both of us genuinely expected this to be a worrisome experience where Pose or I would be phoning to check on Ollie every 30 minutes... Continue Reading →

Scarecrow trail hijinks

This weekend saw the re-launch, after a few years hiatus, of the scarecrow trail in the village where I teach. If you haven't been to a scarecrow trail it's a really fun little event where people throughout the community create scarecrows on various themes which are then dotted throughout the area. Having recently discovered the... Continue Reading →

Tigers Rugby adventure

Given that Ollie is shaped in a fairly similar way to an over pumped rugby ball it shouldn't be too much of a surprise he felt right at home and enjoyed himself at Leicester Tigers. He spent roughly 40% of the time burbling/flirting/socialising with people in the row behind us, 40% dropping food onto the... Continue Reading →

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