#LivingArrows – Creative Kids 10/52 (2019)

I’d like to think that our kids get their creativity from Paul and I, whether that’s true who knows. Either way both J & E are incredibly creative kids, who seem at their happiest when sat at the table with their colouring pens and crayons.

Little Miss Mindful

E has become rather taken with what we refer to as ‘mindful colouring’ whereas J has transferred his skills to his laptop, which he is now using to create a range of comic strips and animations upon.

Little Graphics Guy

Whilst I’m forever trying to find homes for the kids endless piles of pictures, portraits and such-like, I couldn’t be a prouder parent. …

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Snoop Dog

I often wonder if our beloved basset hound Maisy is half-human as she is happiest whilst wearing clothes, which seems rather odd considering that she is a dog.

We discovered Maisy’s love for clothing during Halloween, when she dressed up in a witches outfit. Maisy didn’t seem to mind being dressed up at all, although once we had finished our trick or treating she was rather reluctant to have the clothing removed.

She is forever raiding the washing basket, carrying our clothes to her bed and laying upon them, often wriggling herself into the odd shirt or jacket. Bassets’ are certainly a bizarre breed of dog, they are far from ‘normal’!…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay 10/52 (2019)

Welcome to this weeks #MySundaySnapshot post, which is part of a blog-linky that you are more than welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you fancy taking part.

Sitting at the kitchen table with a hot cup of coffee in my hand, watching the rain drops roll down the french doors, the radio began to play a particular song from the past. A smile crept along my face as I instantly recognised the intro, my foot tapping to the beat, I flicked through my photos to find this particular shot snapped whilst out on a wander.…

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There’s No Place Else I’d Rather Be

I must be getting old, either that or I’m just plain boring. Having spent almost an hour frantically searching through my wardrobe for something to wear, I eventually found something suitable and made my way out to the local bistro to celebrate my friends fortieth.

I was once such a sociable sort, I never struggled with conversation nor confidence when out. These days though, I find myself feeling anxiously awkward and tend to avoid conversation at all cost. It’s not that I have nothing to say, it’s just that I don’t feel much like talking, especially so whilst sat at the table with people I’ve only just met or barely know.…

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Friday Feelings

After what has felt like a none-stop week, Friday has finally arrived – Hurrah! Whilst I’d love to tell you that we have nothing planned and can therefore slouch on the sofa and rest for the weekend, that isn’t quite the case.

As I said, it’s been a busy week although fun-filled throughout. We’ve had Pancake Day, World Book Day and of course it’s been Fairtrade Fortnight, thus fairly full on! Amongst all the activities, we’ve also managed to fit in dance classes, visits to and from Grandparents, shopping trips, homework and numerous chores.

Tonight, we are quite possibly going to the roller disco (as per usual for a Friday) although I’ll be honest – I don’t really fancy leaving the house in this weather – it’s pouring it down!…

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