365 Project

Project 365, Week 46 ~ ‘Up’

MONDAY: ‘Hanging up’ – We repurposed the Christmas card string after Christmas, now it’s a handy line for the Smalls to hang their artwork on! TUESDAY: ‘Healing up’ – Two weeks today I accidentally sliced a chunk of my fingertip off with one of those Mandolin (?) slicer thingys. It is, thankfully, really healing well…… Continue reading Project 365, Week 46 ~ ‘Up’

Country Kids · Family · Fifty Things · Life

Fifty Things To Do Before You’re 11&3/4

The other day I signed Tori & Arthur up on the National Trust ’50 Things’ website. It’s a list of the top 50 outdoorsy things you should do before you are 11¾ – things that more and more kids are maybe missing out on these days because of opting to stay inside and do it…… Continue reading Fifty Things To Do Before You’re 11&3/4

365 Project · Life · Poetry

365 Project, Week 38 ~ ‘Outside’

What a perfect week for ‘outside’ to be my theme! MONDAY: Outside the car it is snowy, Drifting, sliding, flowing. Arctic winds are all blowy, Bitter, chill and snowy. TUESDAY: Beautiful but slippy, Snow compressed to ice. Unexpected slips are scary, But controlled sliding is nice. WEDNESDAY: Delicate crystals layered deep, Nature in silent slumber…… Continue reading 365 Project, Week 38 ~ ‘Outside’

The Gallery

The Gallery: Celebration

This week I have decided to take part in Sticky Fingers’ Gallery and the topic is ‘Celebration’. There are so many things to celebrate at this time of year but one thing staying at my Mum’s house has reminded me of is how much I love British Wildlife. Not just the unusual visitors and exciting…… Continue reading The Gallery: Celebration

Books · Reviews · What I'm Reading Wednesday · Young Adult Fiction

What I’m Reading Wednesday (and some snow…)

What I finished: This week I read Mira Grant’s FEED and utterly loved it, much to my own surprise! What I started/Am reading now: I have started reading Betrayals by Lili St. Crow which is the second instalment of her Strange Angels series. It’s been a while since I read book one but I’ve got…… Continue reading What I’m Reading Wednesday (and some snow…)

Baby · Family · Parenting · Photography · Toddler

Discovering Snow

Tori saw a bit of snow last year, but at just 5 months old she didn’t really get to experience it for herself. Just watch her mad mother out in Nannan’s back garden making a snow-turtle and wonder why everyone else was laughing (I have a mental age of about 6 when it snows…). This…… Continue reading Discovering Snow