Whatever Happened to Shop Awnings?
Suggestion 1: Treasure Hunts Treasure doesn't have to be diamonds and pearls. I first started treasure hunts with my brood when we were on holiday with my sister, staying in a borrowed family cottage with five small children, three terriers and no money. Not all of the children could read yet, so I devised picture … Continue reading Things To Do 2: with Children
My favourite jigsaw. This was a jigsaw of Mr Mole proposing to Thumbelina, bought when my children were small and our Staffy, Rumble, was a pup (no, not the current Staffy. Rumble died in the 1990s). The jigsaw was a bu challenge to put together because the pieces looked different depending on where the light … Continue reading Things to do while hibernating
I have been away from my laptop for a few days, with my family in a beautiful Grade II listed building. The weekend was organised by one of my daughters who insisted we should be celebrating my birthday this year. This amazing cake was made by one of my nieces. It seemed a shame to … Continue reading Birthday Break
A British Christmas accessory