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 »

Discovering Port Meadow for the first time

Discovering Port Meadow for the first time

I’m conscious of the fact that there is so much of Oxfordshire that we haven’t explored.  I think, like most people we tend to have our adventures away from home.  Often ignoring what’s on our doorstep.  This became glaringly apparent following a recent review trip to The Perch on the… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 37

Project 366 2016 Week 37

Project 366 2016 Week 37 Day 255-261.  It’s been an up and down sort of week here.  The reality of being back at school. Sunday 11th September – Day 255 We’d been invited to The Perch on the outskirts of Oxford city centre for lunch, and afterwards explored Port Meadow and the… Continue reading »

A belated anniversary lunch at The Perch in Oxford

A belated anniversary lunch at The Perch in Oxford

Daddy P and I have been married for 7 years. With him being back to full on work mode after our Cornish holiday and Monkey going back to school, it really got rather forgotten. So on Sunday we enjoyed a belated anniversary lunch at The Perch in Oxford. It was going… Continue reading »

Lunchtime at The Longwall Beefeater Oxford

Lunchtime at The Longwall Beefeater Oxford

I really haven’t been very organised since Monkey and I returned from Spain.  The thought of a supermarket shop with him never frills me. So with bare cupboards we headed over for lunchtime at The Longwall Beefeater Oxford on Sunday.  No cooking for me meant a little extension to our holiday…. Continue reading »

Exploring Oxford Castle Unlocked with a not so timid child

Exploring Oxford Castle Unlocked with a not so timid child

It’s no big secret that I like castles, they’ve been a passion since childhood.  It’s a passion I’m passing on to Monkey. I want him to realise that history isn’t boring, it’s not just about memorising a load of dates.  It’s real, it’s our past, it’s important.  He is constantly… Continue reading »