Tag Archives: Himself

turtles and turpins

I have become a little obsessed by our pond.   Back in January when we moved in to Our Towers it looked like this: (That’s a still from a video I took because the queen of before and after photos forgot … Continue reading

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Cornwall with the new family (not replacing the old family, more of an additional side. These brackets are for the benefit of Sister 2 who thought I might no longer need my blood family. Hopefully this covers it…)

I went to Cornwall over Easter. I didn’t even mention it, did I?  It was my first extended time with the boys of Himself as a step mum (or whatever we call people who aren’t actually step parents but are … Continue reading

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A ‘relaxing weekend’ Our Towers style

‘Let’s have a relaxing weekend’ we said. ‘We’ll have no small people here, no university, no half marathons….let’s just relax.’  That’s what we said, proving that what we say has no bearing on what we do. What we did was: … Continue reading

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A weekend of weirdness

What’s the weirdest birthday you’ve ever had?  I think mine was this one just gone – Friday in fact.  While I got to spend quite a bit of it with my family, that was because we were at my uncle’s … Continue reading

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Demolition at Our Towers

Yesterday, we decided it would be nice to have a relaxing Sunday, so we got out out a hammer and a crow bar and I can confirm with authority that you can get from one very rotten shed: To a … Continue reading

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A weekend of many boys

The weekend was due to be the weekend of many boys….but snow, freezing rain and multiple accidents on motorways meant I couldn’t get to Little Pea on Friday.  The weather wasn’t going to completely beat us though and I left … Continue reading

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Photoshopping things

I always thought Photoshop was cheating.  I still kind of think that, but part way through a term of Photoshop classes, I also think it’s quite fun and a lot more complicated that I imagined it would be (especially ‘colouring … Continue reading

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