Cheers #whatsthestory


Last week we received a postcard of the Eiffel Tower from my International Book Swap partner (more on that to come later in the week) and it started a conversation with Monkey about the tower itself and Paris.  We found France on his globe and on the world map he’d received… Continue reading »

Our picnic tree #VitaPicnics

Our picnic tree

We were recently asked by the team at Vita Coco Kids where our favourite Autumn picnic spot would be.  I knew the answer to that straight away, our picnic tree at Blenheim Palace.  The tree that we had picnics under with our NCT group from the time the children were… Continue reading »

Special watch

special watch

I’ve always worn a watch, I’d be lost without won.  I can remember my very first Timex windup watch, and then the time I was allowed an upgrade to a Casio digital watch.  I thought I was the bees knees! I’ve always had nice watches but not high-end ones.  One’s… Continue reading »

Glass – The Theme Game


Anyone who visits my house will know how much I love glass.  I have a rather large display cabinet in my living room filled with memories, treasures, presents.  A LOT of them are glass.  It’s a passion I share with my Uncle, although his pieces are rather valuable, mine are… Continue reading »

Rewind – The Photo Gallery


Today I’m going back in time thanks to The Photo Gallery – this week the topic is Rewind. I always think of my family at this time of year.  My Papa’s birthday was on Valentine’s Day, so as soon as I see anything related to that day, I just think… Continue reading »

Play – The Theme Game

Happy Birthday Papa

So this week’s topic for The Theme Game is Play.  Gosh, there are so many things I could write about, relating to play!  Where to begin, what to focus on? Monkey and I play all the time.  Then I had a different idea, I was inspired by a recent post… Continue reading »