When I first became a stay at home dad we would always be running half an hour late (as my little sister will testify). Even when we aimed to be somewhere half an hour early we’d invariably arrive late … by 30 minutes?… read the full post.
We had a lovely day in the sun yesterday at Quarry Bank Mill. We parked a nice walk away through the woods so we could follow the river (and the ducks) to the mill.
For once the day was shame-free for everyone. Well, apart from during a demonstration of weaving a thread when I apologised to the lady for the boys not having the patience to watch, before she informed me the demonstration was aimed at me?!… read the full post.
I’ve never known Sonny and Luca to be so excited; at least not since the recent snow which they assumed meant Santa was on his way back. Luca was just pleased to be able to practice saying “fish” while Sonny worked on a joke he could tell Big Bad Barry (as everyone knows, fish wont spit out the boats they’ve swallowed unless you make them laugh?!?)
After a lot of deliberation he settled on his modern take on a classic.… read the full post.
Sonny has numerous favourites, teddy one, teddy two, elephant, chicken, rabbit one, two, three … the list goes on. Luca has just the one, Mr Cow.
I’ve learned the hard way that to wash them during the day can have traumatic consequences. … read the full post.