Week 50 Day 2 – Twinkle and the big snowman have made up and are friends again; it was nice for Twinkle to have some company for when she needed to go to the little girls room!!! Apparently, her numbers two’s are chocolate drops! My little violinists performed for the parents in their school orchestra […]
2015 Week 9 Day 1 – This policy of not having the television on in the week after school is working and the kids are finding ways to entertain themselves. After a game of slide the huge beanbag off the sofa whilst sitting on it ended in tears, the hama beads came out as well […]
2015 Week 3 Day 6 – A very frosty day today, but safely inside Alexei practised his violin, in a very laid back style!!
2014 Week 50 Day 3 – After a month or so of rehearsals on a Friday morning (ugh), the concert morning finally came. A series of Christmas carols were beautifully performed by the school orchestra and Barnaby and Alexei really enjoyed themselves. And speaking on behalf of the audience, we loved it! After school, they […]
2014 Week 46 Day 7 – I have set up a black background and off camera flash reflected onto the subject, to get some shots I might use in Christmas cards and perhaps also for printing. The boys didn’t really want to oblige in this ‘arty’ set -up, but I persuaded them and I really […]
2014 Week 40 Day 5 – Today Aunt Elizabeth came over for lunch and enjoyed her time with the boys. She is amazing and played with them all afternoon. She also had a front row seat at Barnaby’s violin recital and was, of course, very impressed. I had to include this pic of Willow, as it […]
2014 Week 39 Day 3 – Finally, the day that Alexei has been waiting patiently (or not!) for, is here. He has his violin and has had a lesson. His big brother has been learning the violin this past year, and Alexei was desperate to do the same. He, of course, thinks that he will […]
2014 Week 9 Day 5 – Barnaby is really enjoying playing the violin, though not always the practising at home!