Tag Archives: Family fun

Sand, Sun and Salt in September

It has been a long time since I can remember that gritty, weathered feeling that comes from swimming in the sea and spending lots of time in the sun.   Anyone might have mistaken our week’s holiday for a week overseas … Continue reading

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Dancing and Racing Cars

While it rains and hails, the wind howls, the fire glows and the sky goes bright then black, we entertain ourselves.  It is Christmas eve, after all. Dancing with Dad! Pahahaha!!! Getting the TCR track up and running. She’s found … Continue reading

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Je Reviens

Well, I seriously hope entering an assignment written in satire pays off! That concludes all the assignments for this academic year. Sometimes when writing, I feel like my brain is being sucked down a tube and cannot take any other … Continue reading

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The Dying Art of Letter Writing

What is it to receive a hand written letter?  It’s a rarity!  More so it is a greater rarity to write one.  And in the wake of letter writing is a great void followed then by a crowd of various … Continue reading

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“What Is a Bidet for?” Golly Gosh! Golly Wash?

In this house, a delightful (yeah, right!) late 1970s bidet still adorns our bathroom.  When we first moved in, I over heard one of our children describing to a visiting child that it was a place to wash your feet.  And … Continue reading

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Strange Saturday

Youngest is bitten by a spider. Two armed response teams, one undercover and two normal police cars arrive over nothing illegal. Tim attends a coffee morning with two of our children, and the Secretary of State for Wales, while I … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words

Tim, on his way to play badminton tells me that his badminton partner had contacted him to ask if they wanted to meet ten minutes early to do some stretches together before they played, but he told his badminton partner … Continue reading

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