One of the things that struck me this holiday was how happily my children are entertained by very simple pleasures. I know lots of people like to pack holidays full of educational days out and seeing everything? and I know that essentially we are quite boring as we tend to just go back to the […]
After rather pathetically realising my ‘stay at home’ status had become a little bit too literal in my last post, we’ve been out every day this week. Which has been some achievement actually. We’ve been various children down at various points of the week this week so the dimensions of life have been quite different. […]
As things go, the Gallery provided too many opportunities for reflection this month. Too many I couldn’t walk past: they felt like a summons. But April hasn’t been a sad month, after all, it has been a happy month, one that has helped me see how lucky I am, even if it takes a certain […]
Silent Sunday, a photo by Merrily Me on Flickr.
These are a few of my favourite things. We had a family day out to Belton House, home of the Moondial. We’ve got a lot of fond memories of being there, it’s one of our haunts (and was even one of mine, as I had a school trip there once when I was about 9), […]
On my list of things to do is getting out more and visiting the same places as the seasons change. I plan every month – I missed Jan/Feb but I’m not going to beat myself up about that. On Tuesday we went to Burghley House for a walk and looked at Spring springing. It’s a […]