The above photo of Oliver was taken recently on a day out at a local Castle ruin. When looking back at the photos taken it struck me how grown up Oliver looks. Perhaps its because I know the background to this photo and know how he managed to climb the ruins of this castle with relative ease or is it because he has grown up … Continue reading My Sunday Photo: 17:21 Growing Up
We all have those heroes in our lives who we look at for inspiration from time to time and it is no different with children. I'd like to think that myself and Keighley are Olivers and Leos hero and for the most part we probably are, however for Oliver he has also developed other heroes who he looks to and wanted to meet. Well recently … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:20. Meeting Your Hero
With the weather turning from hot and sunny to cool, windy and rainy this past week, I’ve been challenged to find indoor activities for the boys so they don’t argue or watch TV all the time. Following on from my post about Teddy Bears Picnic where I spoke about the reason for the day was to challenge parents to either take their kids out for a … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:19 Tent Fun!
Taking advantage of the brilliant summer weather I recently took the boys to a lovely local park in Southend that we haven’t been to before. The irony is we drive past it daily on the school/work run. The boys loved the huge pond that was in the park. There were numerous ducks and ducklings and then to our surprise we discovered that there were also … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:18; Turtles!
As a family we are very lucky to have two great sets of parents and grandparents for our kids. Both Mums and Dads on both sides do a lot for us and regularly have the boys for us so we can attend appointments or have the very occasional night out just myself and Keighley. Our Dads on both sides are great, they play with the … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:17, Fathers!
One of our favourite photos from our trip to Brands Hatch! Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:16 Race Day!
We have been very lucky in our area recently to be able to play host to the #poppytour The Poppy Tour is a selection of the Poppiea that were on display at the Tower of London back in 2014 to mark 100 years since World War One. The Poppies on show locally were purchased by a charity and have been touring the country as part … Continue reading My Sunday Photo: 17:15 Poppies
Today marks the end of Deaf Awareness Week. During the last week we have had a number of posts from some great bloggers. We’ve covered everything from Baby Sign through to Facts and Figures from Action on Hearing. I would like to thank our guest bloggers who are either themselves featured in the photo above or their children are. You can read this weeks posts … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:14 Hearing Matters!
Recently a friend of ours cat had three kittens, every time we’ve been round they have almost always been hidden away, however they are now at the age of looking for new homes (ours not being one of them) that means however that the kittens are now a lot more active and inquisitive. We popped round during the week and Leo latched on to the … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:13; Kitten Love
We live in an area that has a huge military past, mainly due to our location on the mouth of the Thames River. For many years a lot of the land around us has been MOD land and a lot still is however around a decade ago work started on an army barracks, that date from the 18th Century and possibly earlier, to convert the … Continue reading My Sunday Photo 17:12; The Swan!