2016 Week 1

New Year’s Day – A pre-arranged meet up with friends for a new year’s day walk, started off with the need for a bribe for our youngest son; one lollipop later and he was a happy walker. Everyone else needed no such incentive and just enjoyed the fresh air and hills! Just before school started […]

2014 New Year’s Eve

2014 New Year’s Eve – This probably says it all?   Or perhaps this?   Or, sign of the modern age, this? Anyway, happy new year to one and all. I hope 2015 is happy and healthy for you all. We had a good one, all my family together, apart from uncle and aunt, the […]

2014 Week 52 Day 7

2014 Week 52 Day 7 – We started the day off experimenting with Felix’s Kitchen Science, a present from his lovely Godmother. Then, for some reason, the boys decided to have a lemon drinking contest (perhaps Barnaby had read the entry on it in the Guiness Book of Records 2015?) Then we managed to get […]

2014 Week 1

So new year brings a new start to the blog. I have sort of agreed to do a 365 again and post on a flickr group page with some friends, so I thought my weekly update could also include these seven pics. When I attempted the 365 a few years ago, I was very strict […]

2013 week 52

The last week of 2013 began with Christmas Eve and after a visit to the church, we joined many other villagers in the annual torchlit procession and carol service. This year the procession could not be organised due to bridge closures elsewhere and so our road over the Thames had to be kept open. It […]