My Sunday Photo

We’ve just had the last week of our summer break and the weather has been lovely. After our washout of a summer holiday in Ireland, we had to make the most of it so got out and about as much as possible. … read more

My Sunday Photo

This is an orchid I got for Mother’s day in 2015. It had blue flowers then, obviously dyed, and I knew if it ever flowered again the blooms would be white. The flowers lasted for ages, but eventually died and … read more

My Sunday Photo

We’ve just spent three weeks driving around Ireland in the rain,  but it was all worth it because I got see one of my bucket list sights in the sunshine. When we got to Dunseverick, in Northern Ireland, and visited … read more

My Sunday Photo

We’ve been on holiday in Ireland for two weeks now and can confirm that the weather is shite. There is so much to do, and such beautiful scenery,  but you will probably need to be wearing  wet weather gear with … read more

My Sunday Photo

On our third day in Dingle,  it stopped raining for a bit so we decided to drive up to the top of the Conor Pass. I had been a bit put off  by some of the trip advisor comments; one … read more

My Sunday Photo

We are going on a summer holiday. To Ireland. Yes, we have waterproofs. First stop, Wales, for the night. But first we had to cross the Severn Bridge. We like a good bridge. ? read more

My Sunday Photo

Last Thursday was my birthday. It was also the first day of the school holidays for us. This was not a good combination as the kids were overexcited and over tired and DH didn’t get home until almost 9pm as the … read more

My Sunday Photo

DD2 turned 13 on Friday, so we have two teenagers in the house now. Gulp. She likes Dr Who, and I have a very clever friend who makes cakes and this was the result. A dalek cake! And yes, it tasted … read more

My Sunday Photo

One of the advantages of getting a new car is that we can now sneak up on our cats. They used to recognise the old one, and when it pulled up they would be sitting on the path, crying and … read more

My Sunday Photo

More new car photos! I am learning to love our Seat Alhambra. Firstly, the dogs have finally learnt to jump in the back instead of being allowed to ride on the second row of  seats as they were in the old car. For … read more

My Sunday Photo

This week we finally got a new car. We have been  discussing it for a couple of years now but it’s been difficult because we felt that nothing would truly replace our old Toyota Previa. She was almost 11 years old … read more

My Sunday Photo

The girls had a petting zoo come to their guides group last week. I was on the rota as parent helper, so had to take the two smaller ones  with me- what a shame. They had a ball and DD3 loved the little … read more