Project 366 2020 Week 3 Day 12-18 – a week of rain, wind and a little sunshine too.
Sunday 12th January – Day 12
We had planned to go to the coast but I wasn’t feeling 100% still so we stayed inland and headed to Hanbury Hall. It was our first visit so my son got another stamp in his second National Trust passport. We had a great time and its somewhere we will go back to again in the future.
We weren’t far from Croome and we didn’t know about the NT passports then, so we popped in for a quick walk and to get that stamp too.
Monday 13th January – Day 13
My son had a fight with a nail in a wall at Hanbury Hall yesterday and the nail one. I totally forgot to look at it when we got home, and only remembered before school this morning. Time for a quick sewing repair job before school.
I had some sad news relating to a member of my ‘ex-family’ which means I’ll be starting 2020 with another funeral.
Tuesday 14th January – Day 14
Paddington still attacks Brewster at every opportunity unfortunately and for once Brewster fought back, scratched nose alert. Not that it’s stopped anything.
The weather was awful all day, raining and high winds, but my son wasn’t fazed by any of it and loved his first Forest Foragers session with the school. He ‘forgot’ to put his waterproof trousers on so I was amazed that his school trousers survived the experience. I’ve sent a message into school to make sure he’s reminded in future!
Wednesday 15th January – Day 15
I realised this morning that my son’s passport runs out in a couple of weeks – eek!!! Mine runs out in August too, so I thought we’d better get them renewed pronto. The online application accepted his photo without any problems, but doesn’t like mine, either the ones he took for me, or the multiple ones I took this afternoon. Plan B required.
My son spends every afternoon after school coming up with redesigns for his train track, or enhancements. No space for us anymore.
Thursday 16th January – Day 16
My son is such a slow reader, he’s still on the book we started in September, but most mornings he will actually read a few pages. I take whatever I can get. This morning he decided to read all about grammar in the pages of his reading diary instead.
Smear test time again for me. Never a joy, but a necessity in my books and it only takes a couple of minutes. It will now be five years before I get called back again as I’m over fifty.
My boss took a couple of photos of me but the online passport application software still didn’t like them. Grrr! So I bit the bullet and went into the local photo shop and got them to take some instead. They sent the digital copies to my email address. Went home, downloaded the zip file but the actual images wouldn’t open. Honestly, I’m doomed. A couple of hours later and they’d resolved the issue and it looks as if my application is finally going through ok.
Friday 17th January – Day 17
The start of a blue sky day which beats the awful weather we’ve had this week.
One of those days where nothing much else happens really.
Saturday 18th January – Day 18
A chilled day with brunch and housework to do and a game of Bugs in the Kitchen with quite a few ‘bugs’ from the look of things!
We also spent time deciding on tomorrow’s adventure.