Project 366 2016 Week 1

Project 366 2016 Week 1

I’m welcoming in 2016 with my third year with this project, and my first experiencing a leap year on the blog!  So here is my Project 366 2016 Week 1 with The Boy and Me. Friday 1st January – Day 1 We had no real plans as Daddy P would be… Continue reading »

Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yacht #alphabetphoto

Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yacht

Week 25 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project and we are so close to the end.  What to pick for Y this year as I picked Yellow last year!   I’ve decided to go for The Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yacht. Last year we went to the Bournemouth Wheels… Continue reading »

A family of swimmers #MagicMoments

A family of swimmers

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while and especially if you follow me on Facebook, you will know that Monkey and I are both learning to swim.  I’ve been overcoming my real fear of water since the Spring and was always adamant that Monkey would not share my… Continue reading »

Blowing bubbles

blowing bubbles

We’ve been away and last week was all about trying to catch up with life, washing and so on.  The result was another week with very few personal posts, something I’m never happy about.  This week for What’s The Story? and Magic Moments I’m sharing a story of blowing bubbles…. Continue reading »

Adult Swimming Lessons

adult swimming lessons

As regular readers of the blog will know, i have a bit of an issue with water.  It’s not as bad as it used to be, in the days where I couldn’t even use a fixed shower head.  But it still needs improvement.  I’ve been really keen for Monkey not… Continue reading »

Splashing in the pool

I’ve written before about my issues with water and how I’ve tried to overcome them for Monkey’s sake.  He was having swimming lessons at our local pool up until the beginning of December 2012.  He was doing so well, then disaster struck and the pool had to be closed for… Continue reading »



This week’s theme for The Theme Game, hosted by Redpeffer and The Reading Residence is Water. Water and I are not the best of friends! I write two posts lasts Spring about my relationship with water.  In the first, I talked about facing my fear of water so that Monkey… Continue reading »

Photo of the week – a drop of water

My entry for Photo of the Week this week – I’ve just watered the plants, I love the leaf shape on this plant (no idea what it is – leave that to Daddy P) and just captured a moment before the water runs off.

Facing my fears – water

Facing my fears

When Monkey was born I was determined that he would not be afraid of water …… I have been afraid of water for as long as I can remember, not in all forms I must add.  I can actually drink a glass of water and have a bath, but I… Continue reading »