18 August 2014


...this week of...

...happiness meals with veggies from the garden, play games with the children, a tidy house, days out with friends

...sadness at the continued blood shed and hatred in the world

...reading The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons, to the children The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and these picture books* you can read a short review of them here, 203. Delphie and the Birthday Show by Darcey Bussell, 204. Party! by Jess Stockham, 205. Zoe and the Fairy Medicine by Jane Andrews, 206. Lila and the Secret of Rain by David Conway, 207. L'ours au Soleil by Stella Blackstone, 208. Weasels by Elys Dolan

...creating a shawl off the needles and now blocking, the beginnings of two sewing projects, the arms on a cardigan, a slipper

...learning about castles, the body, digestion, bees, penguins, Antarctica

...thinking about our rhythm for September

...hoping that I can get all the things done that I want/need to do this week

....wondering about things to do in the Autumn

...looking forward to music festival this weekend

*as part of the 300 Picture Books Challenge


I hope you have had a lovely week too......................enjoy the one to come!


  1. Was the photo taken as part of your learning about castles perhaps? I love pictures seen through these old stone openings. Glad you have had a good week and hope that the happiness outweighed the sadness - sadness I share with you as I am sure do most people.

    1. Yes, the photo was taken at a castle this week :). I will be sharing about our learning about castles later this week ;)

  2. Learning about the body, and digestion in particular, can be very enlightning! I've been delving into those topics for a while now - learning about the effect of particular foods on the body - and my knowledge has definitely improved my health and well-being. xxx

  3. We have had lots of meals with garden veggies too. I love this time of year. What a great photo! I can't wait to see the shawl and all your other creations.

  4. love the perspective of the photo! The sadness in the world gets to me to, and I wonder why.

  5. A good and full week I think. How I wish I had a tidy house too! I hope this is a good week too. CJ xx

  6. Sounds like a full and interesting week. I love the photo

  7. September is coming so quickly! I've found myself thinking about Autumn lately too but it's my favourite time of year so I always look forward to it (oddly enough). Hope you have fun at your music festival.

  8. Oh, I can't wait to hear more about the castles!


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