Saturday 9 December 2023

Wet legs

April took Flo for a crash course in bike riding this morning. This meant I had to walk to rugby tots with Arthur. His legs got a little wet whilst sitting in his pram.

Full electric

Our new electric car arrives on Tuesday so we got this installed. Fairly discreet. And better than posting a plug through the letter box each time we need a charge like with our current car.

Cottage pie bubble

Nothing better than a nice pie on a wet day.

Friday 8 December 2023


 I missed the nativity yesterday.  I had a call from the school about Arthur, he had a temperature so they gave him some Calpol and needed to be picked up.  April went and got him then headed to the nativity to see Flo.

He had his flu jab the day before so we think it's just a bad reaction to that.  The injection point is firm and the area around is red.  I had hoped he'd be better by this morning as he'd had a bit of a second wind later in the evening but when we got him up this morning he said he wanted to stay at home.

Luckily the school is putting on two nativities so will get to see Flo later today.  Shame I won't get to see Arthur though as by all accounts he's been excellent in the rehearsals. 

More holiday news

 We've been given the afternoon of the 22nd off now so got another free half day.

Thursday 7 December 2023

My favourite tree

 Not as cold this morning but a bit damp in the air.  This is my favourite tree.  It's nice isn't it?

Arwen got a surprise this morning when she ran past a sleeping pheasant.  It was pretty funny.  I also saw a heron flying which was cool, but it was gone by the time I got my phone out to take a photo.

Not many days of work left this year

 The 15th is my last day of work this year and I have the 11th booked off for a West End pub crawl.  I've also got 1 day left to take so that makes it 5 days.  However, i'm off this afternoon to go to the kids nativity and next Friday with have a departmental Christmas social in the afternoon so it's more like 4.  In addition to this I have no work to do.  Urgh.  It gets pretty boring sometimes!

A bit colder than expected

 Yesterday morning was beautiful.  A little colder than I had expected so had to keep a march on to keep warm but it was lovely.

Tuesday 5 December 2023

She barely fitted in the car

 Florence has started to go to a acting school on Saturdays.  This is what her and her friend chose to wear at the end of term party.

Good friends

One of our friends offered to look after the kids after rugby training on Sunday afternoon so I took April to Sankey's over in Tunbridge Wells.  Don't worry, it's not all for me.  It's a southern seafood boil with lobster, crab, prawns, mussels, sausage and corn.  Yummy.