Well what a difference a day makes. After such an awful day on Wednesday, Thursday pulled its socks up and was a flipping good day. We’ll quietly pretend my laptop packing up didn’t happen – it would be a shame to put a black cloud over such a[…]

I have to admit, it’s been hard to find a topic for today’s Happy Days photo. Today has been hard. In the end though I decided on this picture, which may seem odd. It’s a picture of the injection site from this morning’s blood tests. Why? Well, for one[…]

Today was the day that Bean delved into the world of Shakespeare for the first time (if we don’t count Gnomeo and Juliet – and I don’t think we do). Yesterday he was given a box set of Shakespeare titles which have been rewritten for younger readers. He[…]

Monday started better than I had imagined it would, given my allotment activities the day before. All three children were in great moods. On our tentative “timetable”, Bean ought to have been working on a cubs badge for his topic work, but he asked if we could swap[…]

Another long afternoon on the allotment yesterday, for which I know I will be paying. However, needs must and I got lots of things ticked off the to do list. Unfortunately, the list keeps growing, but I am slowly turning it into a vegetable garden instead of a[…]

Saturday morning began with a delivery which included a board game I had bought for the children. As soon as they saw it they wanted to play it, and so we played three or four games of Stone Soup. It’s a co-operative game, meaning that all players win[…]