Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson
Aug31

Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson

Ever since we read The Dinosaur’s Packed Lunch when she was very young, my daughter and I have loved Jacqueline Wilson books. From Hetty Feather to The Butterfly Club and Clover Moon to Katy, Jacqueline Wilson has written some really brilliant stories. Sadly I fear my daughter might be starting to get a bit old for them, but she never seems to tire of them and there are still a few books she hasn’t read. She’d heard...

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Exbury House, Padstow
Aug30

Exbury House, Padstow

After three years staying at the perfectly nice and comfortable One High Street in Padstow, my husband decided he wanted to stay somewhere with a bit more of a wow factor for our holiday in Padstow this year. After a lot of searching (there are a lot of houses with wow factor), he came across Exbury House and booked it. Flat 2 of Exbury House is the ground floor of a large house, which is fitted out to a very high standard. It has...

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Parkrun holidays
Aug28

Parkrun holidays

This year, for the first time in seven years, our holiday to Padstow was a Saturday to Saturday holiday (rather than a Friday to Friday holiday). There are a number of disadvantages to a Saturday to Saturday holiday, mainly that the traffic is a lot worse. But the worst thing for us was MISSING TWO PARKRUNS instead of one. We’ve been very dedicated to parkrun this year. I missed one to take my son for his D of E Bronze practise...

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Silent Sunday 26.8.18
Aug26

Silent Sunday 26.8.18

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Project 365 2018 Week 34
Aug25

Project 365 2018 Week 34

It feels like school is just round the corner now. For various reasons, this week has been quite stressful. I’ve had a bit more work, but that has really been the only good thing. And my photos aren’t great this week! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 231 – Sunday 19th August – my family got home from camping at about 4pm. They’d had their wettest trip ever and EVERYTHING was soaked. There is...

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