Project 365 2018 Week 26

Project 365 2018 Week 26

Project 365 2018 Week 26 Days 175 – 181 Sunday 24th June – Day 175 A glorious day for my great-niece’s Christening.  The service was held in the church at Broughton Castle, with a reception in Banbury afterwards.  The vicar was brilliant and my nine month old great-niece did really… Continue reading »

Sports Day in Year Three

Sports Day in Year Three

If you’ve followed the blog for a few years you may well remember the distress we’ve had here over Sports Day in the past.  It’s been my son’s least favourite day of the school year since he joined Nursery class aged 4.  Last year that was a little change, he… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 27

Project 365 2017 Week 27

Project 365 2017 Week 27 Day 183 – 189 Sunday 2nd July –  Day 183 My back was playing up so we had a day at home in the garden which went down well with Monkey.  Lots of paddling pool action and the sand pit got used for the first time in… Continue reading »

A different boy at Sports Day

A different boy at Sports Day

Monday was the day in the school calendar that I’ve come to dread, Sports Day.  It’s been a source of tears and frustration for Monkey since pre-school.  If you’ve followed the blog over the last few years you will remember just how traumatic he finds the whole experience.  He has… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26 Day 171-184 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 19th June – Day 171 We surprised Daddy P with a trip to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for Fathers Day. We’d visited the railway when Monkey was tiny and at the time there had been a landslide so the… Continue reading »

Joining in with Sports Day

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

You might have read my post yesterday, it’s fair to say that Sports Day is not a date on the calendar that’s looked forward to with any great fondness.  Monkey doesn’t like it, in fact that’s quite an understatement.  Joining in with Sports Day just doesn’t happen here. We woke… Continue reading »