Project 365 2017 Week 18

Project 365 2017 Week 18

Project 365 2017 Week 18 Day 120 – 126 Motor racing, a big step forward in the confidence levels, bluebells and camping!  Well ok, glamping, but who would ever thought you’d get me under canvas! Sunday 30th April  – Day 120 We got up early and headed up the motorway to the… Continue reading »

Going on a solo play date

Going on a solo play date

I won’t lie, I’m feeling a little queasy right now, but in a good way.  This afternoon something rather wonderful (hopefully) is going to happen.  Something that shows another step forward with Monkey’s confidence, a big step, for both of us.  Monkey is going on a solo play date, for the… Continue reading »

Encouraging a reluctant reader

Encouraging a reluctant reader

You all know the reading journey I’ve been taking with Monkey since he was little.  He’s a lover of books, but not the reading of them.  It’s so alien to me, an avid bookworm from the year dot.  My house has often resembled a library as I’ve tried encouraging a reluctant… Continue reading »

Fields of Gold – My Sunday Photo 300417

Fields of Gold - My Sunday Photo 300417

Fields of Gold – My Sunday Photo 300417 We spent the end of our Easter holidays with my best friend in Derbyshire.  We always seem to be there when the Rapeseed plants are in full flower.  I love the fields of gold, they just brighten up any day.    

Project 365 2017 Week 17

Project 365 2017 Week 17

Project 365 2017 Week 17 Day 113 – 119 The week that the blog got hacked. Sunday 23rd April  – Day 113 Monkey had had a very late night yesterday as we’d been to my niece’s 21st birthday party.  I thought he might have a lie in this morning, but no such luck…. Continue reading »

Preparing for the summer with Silentnight #togtips

Preparing for the summer with Silentnight

With the weather being so much warmer in April than normal, it’s made me think about my bedding choices. I’m preparing for the summer with Silentnight and their lighter bedding and pillows. I have to be honest, not only am I thinking about warm summer days, but I’m reaching that age where… Continue reading »

Mummy and Me – April 2017

Mummy and Me - April 2017

Mummy and  Me – April 2017, as I continue to try to capture a photo a week, each week, of the two of us together. Week 13 Sometimes I do actually remember to ask people to take our photo!  We’d gone out for the afternoon to Waddesdon Manor with my friend L and… Continue reading »

Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Monkey has gone back to school today, and although at times he has driven me mad, in general he’s been a pleasure to spend time with.  It’s been wonderful to watch his blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months, this April. From trying new experiences in London, and coping with staying… Continue reading »

Stone dead – My Sunday Photo 230417

Stone dead - My Sunday Photo 230417

Stone dead – My Sunday Photo 230417

Project 365 2017 Week 16

Project 365 2017 Week 16

Project 365 2017 Week 16 Day 106 – 112 Sunday 16th April  – Day 106 Easter Sunday and time for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny had been as generous as ever, and Monkey loved his little adventure. We then headed to Worcestershire and Croome Court, a National Trust property I’ve wanted… Continue reading »