Tag Archives: littlest

28 hours on a bus….

My boys left yesterday to go skiing with their school in Austria. They're still on the bus. I can't imagine what it must be like for their teachers to be on a bus for that long with forty eleven to … Continue reading

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An evening of Christmas music

Last night was littlest's school Christmas concert – and it was wonderful. Obviously the bits littlest were in were the best bits (!!), but all the rest was good too. I really like the fact that the school is not … Continue reading

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the perils of Kevin

Littlest (and I really must stop calling him that, as he now towers over me) has been in full-blown I-am-a-teenager-and-I-hate-everyone mode today – all day. I'm very tired, and inclined to be a bit grumpy. It's catching. I have jollied … Continue reading

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Made it home

But we had some fun before we came back. We had a series of days out with littlest, who I think quite appreciated having us to himself for a change. We went to Foxton Locks – which is a truly … Continue reading

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Abandoned child

I had to leave my baby son (thirteen) at home alone today, as his elder brother, and usual built-in baby-sitter had to go to a university open day (thereby having to negotiate the public transport system). I can't say littlest … Continue reading

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I love my garden

My garden is overgrown (although I prefer to call it lush), but currently abundant. It may officially be autumn, but yesterday and today were warm and pleasant outside, and the soil I was turning was at that lovely crumbly stage, … Continue reading

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The unfairness of orthodontists

Littlest is away at band camp this weekend – he left this afternoon straight from school. He's going to have a hard weekend, he was at the orthodontist yesterday and she tightened his braces up so much that he had … Continue reading

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