In all three countries we have so far inhabited, breakfast is a big deal. In our home country, an English breakfast is a thing of beauty when it’s done properly – an egg cooked to your preference, a couple of grilled tomatoes and a few mushrooms on the side, two rashers of best English bacon, […]
As you may have guessed from the sunshine and the snails of my previous posts, we have been in France for the past few days, visiting family. I first visited France on a French Exchange when I was 13. I was partnered with a girl called Patricia who insisted on wearing a sailor’s hat for […]
Star Jump into Grandpa’s Pool…
I am in France at the moment. Land of wine, and beautiful, but very rich food. I couldn’t live here, as much as I would like to – I would be the size of a barn in a matter of months. The Seven Year Old takes after both her parents in the “wanting to […]
One of my Mum’s Alpaca’s… Getting a hair cut soon enough!
Our summer holidays have officially begun. Having only started school here in November, it seems to have come around awfully quickly, and I will admit to being slightly leaky eyed over the last few days at the thought of my two already bidding a fond farewell to two amazing teachers, and graduating up to the […]
I am joining in with The Gallery again, this week’s theme is Hands. The first thing I ever noticed about Small Boy when he finally chose to make an appearance two weeks after his due date, was his HUGE hands, which probably seemed all the more massive in my delirious post giving-birth state. He also […]
Or Gooseberries to those less familiar with the term. Or stikkelsbær as they are known in Denmark, groseille in France, and stachelbeere here. I may not be fluent in any language apart from English, but you can always rely on me to remember the global names for completely random things… I used to hate gooseberries as […]
We found this art installation in a quiet square in Prague. Apparently it’s called Big Guns. Powerful stuff!