The last weeks of four

It’s just four weeks until the twins turn five, and on that very day they’ll also head off for their first day at school. These are the sort of weeks that have wings. Wings that mean they soar past you with a whoosh that’s fun and exhilarating, but that leaves you dazed and short of breath.

Our days are . . . → Read More: The last weeks of four

Looking forward to the Just So Festival 2014

We had such an amazing time on our first visit to the Just So Festival family arts festival last year, that we decided immediately that we would go again in 2014. We had lots of fun last year, but I think that at nearly 5, the twins will get so much more . . . → Read More: Looking forward to the Just So Festival 2014

A recipe for a perfect* autumn day

*or a close to perfect as I think we’re likely to get

Ingredients
An extremely rare lie in for both children
Clear blue skies, dazzling sunshine, fresh autumn chill in the air
One path in a beautiful setting
Two scooters
A bridge across a gorgeous river
Pooh sticks
One flask of hot, sweet coffee
Lemon drizzle cake
A lock with passing boats and canoes
A late lunch . . . → Read More: A recipe for a perfect* autumn day

Going off grid

Hopefully when you’re reading this I will be feeling happy and relaxed on our first family holiday.

One of the things I’m most looking forward to while I’m away is some time away from the computer. Since I started blogging at the end of last year, my time spent online at home has sky-rocketed. Writing blog posts, . . . → Read More: Going off grid