Thankful Thursday #3

Tweet It’s been half term this week, and we were all ready for a break! Naturally this week I am grateful for lie-ins, children who bring me cups of tea, and having chance to chat to my boys over breakfast. Some of the other things I count myself lucky to have experienced are…   Hairdressers Eldest […]

Clip n Climb – A Family Review

Tweet My boys have been to Clip N Climb  indoor climbing centre, in Maryport, Cumbria, before, as part of a Cubs group trip, and had a great time. Mr and I stood on the sidelines and watched, with what can only be truly described as a hint of jealousy. I am quite an active kind of girl, […]

Tullie House Museum – A Grand Day Out In Carlisle

Tweet Carlisle isn’t famed for its cosmopolitan leanings. Not many chic restaurants or designer clothes shops for us. But what it lacks in modern-day stylishness, it more than makes up for in culture and history, which can be seen in our museum, Tullie House. For those of you who have never had the good fortune […]

Sibling Rivalry

Tweet My children confuse me sometimes. One minute they are playing beautifully imaginative games, making up stories and putting real thought into the characters they create. The next they are hitting each other with light sabres, and crying “He did it”, “No, I didn’t, he hit me first” – and I am weeping into my […]

Ice Tobogganing 30th January 2011

Tweet What a lovely day we (well, I) had today. We went to Blea Tarn with the boys, and although there was one ever so slight disagreement, we all eventually made it, without anyone being carried (we didn’t use the route in the link – ours was much farther and steeper!) I think it’s fair […]