Category Archives: Seasons

Beside the seaside

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, Oh I do like to be beside the sea, Oh I do like to stroll along the prom, prom, prom, Where the brass band plays tiddlyompompom.   So just let me … Continue reading

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A pile of leaves

Can you pass a pile of leaves with a child and not run, jump, kick, toss high into the air? Not even if it means you miss the train you were trying to catch.

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And so it begins…

J helped me carry a christmas tree home from the supermarket this evening, while he told me about how he wanted to be a soldier in the Nativity play, but has to be a shepherd instead: “and I have to … Continue reading

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Free Fun: Winter in the Park

Free fun: A new shall-we-call-it-a-series? A theme of many posts to come. We have a lot of free fun around here. Largely a necessity due to a lack of funds, but I’ve also found that its quite often the best kind … Continue reading

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This Tree…

I love trees. Life just wouldn’t be the same without them. Each one different, always with something to offer. A beautiful photograph, a shelter from the rain, autumn leaves to collect, the perfect spot for a tree house or a … Continue reading

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Sandcastles in September

I love Saturdays. The only day every week where I get to spend the whole of it with my son. Last Saturday was a particularly nice one. Summer had realised that it was leaving us soon and decided to make … Continue reading

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How to Plant an Apple Tree

Have an apple for lunch. Discover the seeds. Have the brilliant idea of planting the seeds to make lots more apples. Find a suitable container in which to keep your apple seeds safe. Gather together your equipment. Fill pot with compost. Poke holes. … Continue reading

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