Christmas 2016!

Merry Christmas!

I hope you had a lovely festive break. We had a hectic time between my Mum’s house in England and our own celebrations at home so we are enjoying a well earned rest now.

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The secret of Spiggy Holes

_MG_1399Growing up I adored the author Enid Blyton. Books such as Pip the pixie, The Magic Faraway Tree, and, of course, The Secret’s series, will always be firm favourites to me.

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sword fighting

Graham is in the process of making two wooden swords for part of his Halloween costume. He thought it would be a great idea to make Beth and Arthur a pair of easy quick swords to play with.

IMG_1334Sadly, because the kids are aged 5 and 2, Arthur took no time to hit Beth’s fingers and head with his sword.

IMG_1335After a warning to be gentle the swords were quickly seen to be unsafe as Arthur was being too rough towards his sister. So Graham had to put an end to their fun.

IMG_1339Thankfully, Graham had a better idea and when he went to the hardware store later that day he came home with two foam pipe insulation tubes, and the sword fighting recommenced but was pain free!

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life round here

blog 3 blog blog2 blog4 blog5 blog6 blog7 blog8 blog9 blog12 blog13 blog14 blog15This week is the first week of the summer. Around here lots of planting, planning and preparing has been happening. Life has been really busy so I’m looking forwards to a time to relax and enjoy being outside with friends and family.blog11

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