Posts for me to look back on, starting from my maternity leave to days out, travel and moving to France

The ordinary moments #74

| Diary

Wood burner fire

The temperature has dropped this week and it’s raining a lot! I do like being snuggled up inside with D and Lucas though, the wood burner on, playing monopoly (which I never win) and watching films together when we aren’t working x   Read more…


Ordinary moments #73

| Diary

Chocolate and hazelnut cake

This week we collected some hazelnuts from the tree in our garden and made a chocolate and hazelnut cake. It was absolutely delicious and didn’t last long!       Read more…


The ordinary moments #67

| Diary

Lucas walking outside with his pull along suitcase he uses for school. He’s wearing a black Tshirt and red and blue shorts

Lucas went back to school on Monday as it is mandatory again in France. He has had a good week and enjoyed seeing his friends again, although he is looking forward to the Summer holidays. Only one week to go!   Read more…


The ordinary moments #66

| Diary, Moving to France

Lucas stood in the garden with his arms up and smiling. The house is in the background

We’ve finally signed for the house! We had the offer accepted 7 months ago but due to one reason or other, paperwork and covid it has been held up. The notaire even realised that she hadn’t got all the paperwork an hour before we were meant to sign but thankfully they managed to get it […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #65

| Diary, Food & Drink

Lucas sat outside at the table smiling at the camera with a spoon in his hand and cherry tart in front of him

This past couple of weeks, we have been receiving lots of fresh cherries on our doorstep. This week, we realised it was our neighbour who was leaving them, when he came up with a bucket full whilst we were sat outside. Yesterday, we decided to make a cherry tart. Lucas was very proud of himself, […] Read more…