Holiday day 1 – A beginning..

To be fair day 1 has not been the most chilled and easily enjoyed of days. Setting off at 7am with a heavily laiden car is tough, doing this with a toddler is tougher, doing it with a 35 year old man who actively despises mornings and is irrationally grumpy is even tougher still. Yet... Continue Reading →

Ollie’s first ‘tificate’!

So, Ollie got his first certificate for something other than being born today. Admittedly it was one that he along with the whole of his class got for doing ballet at nursery but it is just one of the most sickeningly heartwarming things ever seeing how proud he is of it. When Pose picked him... 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 →

Kew Garden Adventure

The weather on Monday could generously have been described as horrible, horrible with a dash of miserable by the less generous and bloody ghastly by Rosie. However, it was with this dreary rainy backdrop, that we ventured forth to Kew Gardens to enjoy time with friends and explore Kew's Peter Rabbit trail...Ollie has moved on... Continue Reading →

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