{around here} Cregennan Lakes

We can’t be the only parents who sometimes find it hard to come up with stuff to do when the kids are off during half term, can we?!  We always ask the bois for ideas and all they can come up with is swimming.  Swimming is always fun with them but sometimes we are a […]

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Weekend Plans

  Apart from all the usual weekend errands, Blackberry and Toffee Apple Crumble is on the menu this weekend, thanks to yesterday’s finds during my lunchtime walk.  Nothing like a good rummage in the hedgerows, fingers and hands all black from the juices, balancing on one leg while a car rushes by, but with a huge smile on my […]

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{a to z} D is for Diolch // Thank You

Alf ended up in work with me yesterday {long story}, so I showed him my usual lunchtime walk and we discussed the why’s, how’s and colours of all of the falling leaves. It was lovely. He has since decided that coming to work with me is way more fun than going to school. Nice try Alf…nice try.  […]

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{captured} this morning

This morning was the first this autumn that abandoning my car and going for a brisk walk resulted in hands that needed warming up around a hot mug of coffee when I arrived at work. This morning was everything that I love about this time of year.  Not freezing but just enough of a drop in the temperature […]

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Weekend Scenes

…are we late to the conker party?!   Who remembers the Conker Championships at primary school?!  Those nights spent baking them and preparing them…only for Mr Jones, the Headmaster, to smash it to pieces in one swoop when he’d challenge us at the end of playtime, instead of gathering us inside to our next lesson.  […]

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“I’m glad I live in a world where there are Octobers”

“I’m glad I life in a world where there are Octobers”…Anne of Green Gables. …and isn’t she spoiling us this year?! I’m glad I live in a world where work colleague’s bring me cake. I’m glad I live in a world where Paul can come home with another bike…but the look he gives me is worth it. I’m […]

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