With all the stresses of the past few weeks, we decided to take advantage of our RSPB membership and go for a walk around the local nature reserve. The Lodge reserve covers 180 hectares and has 5 miles of walks, more than enough to tire out small children!
Usually the clocks changing helpfully coincides with the school Easter Holidays. Not this year, oh no, instead it was on Mothers Day (why???!!!) and during term time. Monday mornings are always 'fun' when dealing with small children, but with the clocks changing it was quite possible that disaster was looming. And so, last night, I … Continue reading Monday morning…
What beautiful weather we've had for the weekend! I've done a lot of work in the garden including lots and lots of weeding - we now have a wheelie bin full of brambles which feels like a nice accomplishment! I've made a start on clearing the lower patio in preparation for getting garden furniture and … Continue reading Mothers Day Weekend
Mondays are mine. I drop the boys at school, go to the gym, take the dogs out for a long walk and then sit down to get some studying done in peace and quiet before I have to go and collect the boys again. Only today things didn't quite go to plan. The youngest has … Continue reading When Things Don’t Go To Plan
The weekend is over - hurrah! My other half successfully made it to Brussels for his meetings, the boys have been to the cinema and the play centre, they've seen their grandparents and friends, they've been fed, the dogs have been walked and fed, the snakes and tarantulas have been fed, the washing has been … Continue reading Work to do
I am not a weekend person, it has to be said. I like my routine, and anything that deviates from it aggravates my anxiety. So weekends, for me, are a weekly hell. Not as bad as school holidays, but bad enough all the same. I really like knowing what everyone is doing and when, so … Continue reading Waiting for the weekend (to be over!)