A list of the things we plan to accomplish as a family in Winter 2018.
We probably have a fire in our garden most weekends. We love it, especially in the autumn, that smoky, earthy wood scent. The dancing flames, perfectly hypnotic, helping your to unwind and de stress after a hectic week. Amongst other things, Mr W. is a woodworker, so we have lots of wood off cuts to … Continue reading Building a campfire- an exercise in family bonding.
There is something about going out and hunting for natural treasures that really appeals to kids. Despite the simplicity of the activity, children seem to get so excited about searching through the carpet of fallen, crunchy leaves to find that spiky green shell, and ultimately the shiny, regal nut within. Or getting a big stick … Continue reading We’re going on a conker hunt, we’re going to find a big one!
As I'm sure I've mentioned (just a few times!) in previous posts, Autumn is my favourite season. For me, it's the most aesthetically pleasing with the bright colours and crisp light. Sometimes you get those October days where the sky is crystal clear and the light falls beautifully and enhances all those beautiful colours. Sunday … Continue reading Go on a Hike – Tick!
This morning, Stu and I got the chance to visit Royal Leamington Spa, the town in which his dad was born. While here, we made a special trip to visit the War Memorial where one of Stu's relative's name is proudly engraved. We have rather a unique surname, so it's always great to see what family … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – 2/10/16
As the main aim of this blog is to record our Seasonal activities and tick items off our seasonal bucket lists I think it only right, now summer is ending and we enter a new season (Autumn yay!), that I sum up and reflect on what we've done. What did we achieve? Well, I must … Continue reading Summer 2016 Round Up
My favourite shot from the weekend is this view of the lake we walked around yesterday evening. The wind was blowing and it was threatening rain, yet the lake looked stunning. There is just something about the light at that time of the day.