Hand stands in the pool and a Beavers badge

Handstands in the pool and a Beavers badge

So we’ve had a few more wonderful moments with Monkey over the last few days.  More signs of his growing confidence.  Yesterday saw hand stands in the pool and a Beavers badge, but the latest steps in confidence took place on Saturday. It was his best friends birthday party on… Continue reading »

Steam on the turn – My Sunday Photo 240917

Steam on the turn - My Sunday Photo 240917

Steam on the turn – My Sunday Photo 240917 It’s no secret that we love steam trains here, and the A4 class of locos are my son’s favourites.  Union of South Africa was the last one in the UK for him to see.  He’d had an unexpected peak when we… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38

Project 365 2017 Week 38 Day 260 – 266 Sunday 17th September – Day 260   We spent the day on the Nene Valley Railway, so that Monkey could side aboard the Union of South Africa.  He’s now ridden on all three of the A4’s that have been in steam in… Continue reading »

Swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun

Swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun

We’ve been celebrating here with swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun as my son continues to surprise me at every turn.  Monkey joined Beavers in April 2016 and although he still shies away from some of the games and boisterous play, he does enjoy a lot of the activities.  For… Continue reading »

Hartley’s Back To School Lunchtime Challenge #littleoneswholunch

Hartley’s Back To School 'Lunchtime Challenge'

I’ve been completing the Hartley’s Back To School Lunchtime Challenge with my 7 year old son, as we’ve talked about his school week, family, food and education.  Now he’s back at school we only get to share lunchtimes at the weekends but when we are together, it’s a great time to… Continue reading »

Always look up – My Sunday Photo 170917

Always look up – My Sunday Photo 170917 We visited Hampton Court Palace last Sunday, and I was reminded to always look up right from the first doorway.