Speaking out and having a go

Speaking out and having a go

As the months roll on, I’ve shared so many of Monkey’s steps with you this last year.  He’s not the sort of child to ever want to take centre stage, any more than myself or his father were.  That’s ok. But he was extremely shy, extremely reserved, and it was… Continue reading »

Getting back into Beavers

Getting back into Beavers

Monkey’s first week in Year Two has generally been ok.  I’ve mentioned before that he has the same teacher in the same classroom.  It’s made so much difference.  Save us a whole term of anguish.  He obviously doesn’t want to do the homework (how can anyone not want to do… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 21

Las Iguanas Oxford

Project 366 2016 Week 21 Day 143-149 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 22nd May – Day 143 A photo that just about sums up an entire day – fab!  We started it off with a trip to our local cinema to watch the new Thomas film – The Great… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 20

Project 366 2016 Week 20

Project 366 2016 Week 20 Day 136-142 with The Boy and Me. From signets and croquet, to a boiler that wasn’t condemned and a back that doesn’t like me! Sunday 15th May – Day 136 We were spending the day in the Cotswolds.  We’d been invited to review a pub for lunch and then headed… Continue reading »

The smile that makes it all worth while

The smile that makes it all worth while

I feel as if I’ve got a sign above my head at the moment that says ‘feel free to dump freely all over me’.  Everything that can break is breaking, along with the bank balance.  My hormones are all over the place, the joys of edging ever closer to the… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 18-19

Project 366 2016 Week 19

Project 366 2016 Week 18-19 Day 122-135 with The Boy and Me. From ice cream to cocktails and a lot of fun in between. Sunday 1st May – Day 122 Daddy P was shattered so we opted for the easier option of my ideas for the day.  That was meant to… Continue reading »