Project 365 2017 Week 14-15

Project 365 2017 Week 15

Project 365 2017 Week 14-15 Day 92 – 105 Sunday 2nd April  – Day 92 We’d been invited to try the London Duck Tours sightseeing trip in London and headed down on the train.  I hadn’t realised when I sorted the ate out, that Oxford United were playing at Wembley.  It’s not… Continue reading »

Enjoying a birthday with the Kent and East Sussex Railway

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a bit of a tradition that for Monkey’s birthday we always take him out for the day.  This has always involved trains, whether it be a trip to Thomasland or a day spent on a steam railway.  With his birthday being 10th December, we’ve pretty much always been able… Continue reading »

Letter to a 7 year old

Letter to a 7 year old

Well today is the day, time to write a letter to a 7-year-old!  Happy Birthday Monkey, how on earth can you be 7??? You have grown in so many ways this last year, seeing you as a 6 year old has been awesome and you have amazed and surprised me on so… Continue reading »

Santa Express at Nene Valley Railway #CountryKids

Santa Express at Nene Valley Railway

We are train obsessed in this household and all three of us share a great love of steam trains.  Have you noticed?  We are working our way round the steam heritage lines of England and we always tie in Monkey’s birthday treat with a steam train ride.  As his birthday… Continue reading »

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 131215

Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 131215

It was Monkey’s 6th birthday this week and he’s received so really wonderful presents. He’s in love with the Playmobil Radio Controlled Crane and Low Loader we bought him. We’ve also been having fun with his present from his Uncle and Auntie.  I can see lots of fun ahead as… Continue reading »

Now you are 6

Now you are 6

So today is the big day my darling son, you’ve been counting down the weeks, the days and now you are 6!  What a year we’ve had with you being 5, so many adventures, so much fun, so many challenges and obstacles overcome.  I’ve watched my shy, introverted son start… Continue reading »

Preparing for a birthday

Preparing for a birthday

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias As most of you know, Monkey turns 6 in a few weeks time which means I need to start preparing for a birthday and all that that entails. I’ve already arranged his party… Continue reading »

The Alphabet Photography Project B is for Birthday #alphabetphoto

The Alphabet Photography Project B is for Birthday

Week 2 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project and what to pick for B?  I instantly thought Butterfly, and then realised I’m going to need to track what I did last year.  Yep, that was last year’s B.  Ok, back to the drawing board, Brewster maybe?  Then I realised I didn’t… Continue reading »

Meeting Thomas and Father Christmas #CountryKids

Meeting Thomas and Father Christmas

Last year we took Monkey to Didcot Railway Centre on a Days Out with Thomas event. Having his birthday so close to Christmas meant we could turn it into a birthday treat.  He loved every minute of it.  What to do for his birthday this year?  He still loves Thomas,… Continue reading »

Project 365 – Week 50

Project 365 Week 50

Joining in with TheBoyAndMe and her linky 365 Project  A Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year!  Project 365 – Week 50 Days 341-347. How much harder is it to do this with a school boy!! Sunday 7th December – Day 341 A busy week lies ahead for us with Monkey’s 5th birthday coming up…. Continue reading »