Last month, you may remember that having made gingerbread men with the children, we were surprised when one decided to up and leave for a holiday, rather than hang around to be eaten. Since then, we have had several cards, letters and postcards from both the gingerbread man[…]

Yesterday, Bean and Plum made gingerbread men. They did a great job. I got to make one too, and decorate it. It’s cold out, so I gave him some nice, warm, sturdy boots, some warm mittens and a woollen hat. I left him with the tray of men[…]

    This card arrived right at the beginning of December and was our first Christmas card of the year. I love the olde worlde charm of this picture and Bean liked the bear, which he thought looked robotic.

Bean couldn’t quite believe the elaborate carvings on this one.  

  This postcard came with Ni Hao written in script on the back, which Bean found fascinating!

  Bean really liked the chalk drawings on this card – picked by the sender for that reason. His favourite was the colourful sun at the bottom of the card.