Project 365 2017 Week 9

Project 365 2017 Week 9

Project 365 2017 Week 9 Day 57 – The week of lost possessions and the first part of the flooring being completed. Sunday 26th February  – Day 57 A day at home getting rid of the carpet and underlay in the hallway and cloakroom ready for the flooring to be sorted in the… Continue reading »

Monkey got on a go-kart

Monkey got on a go-kart

Some children jump at every opportunity that comes their way, show no fear and just go for it.  My son, isn’t that child.  He’s missed some amazing experiences in the past.  Turning down the chance to stand on the footplate of his beloved A4 Pacific Bittern, steam train when it… Continue reading »

Mummy and Me – February 2017

Mummy and Me - February 2017

We are so close to the end of February, I have to say I’ve never been much of a fan of the month. But as it comes to an end, I know that Spring is coming.  Better, more colourful days are ahead.  I should take a moment to say happy… Continue reading »

On the look out – My Sunday Photo 260217

On the look out - My Sunday Photo 260217

  On the look out – My Sunday Photo 260217.  We went to look around Welford Park last Sunday, and spend some time enjoying their snowdrops.  We weren’t expecting to see this fellow.  In fact, there were two of them keeping guard over the house.  Monkey loves giraffes, he was… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 8

Project 365 2017 Week 8

Project 365 2017 Week 8 Day 50 – 56 from snowdrops to story time with a bit of Brewster and nature thrown in for good measure. Sunday 19th February  – Day 50 I’d spotted a post on the Country Kids linky yesterday about somewhere I’d been meaning to visit for ages.  We’d got… Continue reading »

Birmingham’s Top 5 Indian Cuisine Locations

Birmingham’s Top 5 Indian Cuisine Locations

disclosure:  this is a collaborative post If you are in search of a new flavour in your regular dining experiences, perhaps Indian cuisine is what you are lacking in your life. From buttery naan to spicy madras, Indian food can suit any palate through a variety of flavours and dishes…. Continue reading »

Hidden gems – My Sunday Photo 190217

Hidden gems - My Sunday Photo 190217

We wandered through a whole host of snowdrops on Friday, I had no idea there were so many variations. They are such lovely little flowers and some really do contain hidden gems.  Can you believe that this is a snowdrop? So beautifully intricate, and such a pity that the underside… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 6-7

Project 365 2017 Week 6

Project 365 2017 Week 6-7 Day 36 – 49 Sunday 5th Feb  – Day 36 After a rather stressful week, a quiet family day was in order. We finally got to order our carpet and flooring and just need to organise fitting dates.  The fitters want completely bare floors when they arrive… Continue reading »

Cycling through the decades

Cycling through the decades

When we visited Coventry last year and spent time at the Transport Museum, I showed Monkey a display of different bicycles and we talked about cycling through the decades.  From the days of the Penny Farthing to the road racing bikes that a friend uses.  He was mesmerised by the changes in design… Continue reading »

Ivy Fruit – My Sunday Photo 120217

Ivy Fruit - My Sunday Photo 120217

We have a number of large ivy plants at the bottom of the garden.  They provide a home to snails and somewhere for the birds to eat in the winter. For a brief period the plants produce ivy fruit – a little different from other fruits you imagine.  The Wood Pigeons… Continue reading »