Diary

The ordinary moments #43

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Lucas and I in the pool

Lucas has settled into school really well and has soon adapted to his new home and routine. We are very lucky to be renting somewhere with such a big garden and have been making the most of it, playing out after school this week with the mild weather. The temperature got to late 20’s today […] Read more…

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Ordinary moments #41

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Lucas at giraffe restaurant in Manchester airport with pancakes and Nutella and banana

  Last Sunday D made the drive from home with a car full of belongings down to Portsmouth to catch the ferry to Caen, France. Lucas and I flew on Monday from Manchester to Bordeaux. We had an amazing breakfast before setting off at Giraffe in the airport. I love the food there, definitely the […] Read more…

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Ordinary moments #40

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My mum, Grandma, lucas and I sat on a sofa smiling at the camera

My Grandma, Mum, Lucas and I went to Cedar Farm in Mawdesley on Friday, it’s a lovely place to go for a cheap afternoon out in Lancashire. There is a wooden play area, animals roaming around that you can feed, some gorgeous independent shops and a couple of cafes for a drink and something to […] Read more…

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Ordinary moments #39 – Windermere

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Lucas sat with a chocolate dipped ice cream with marshmallows

This week we went to Windermere for a couple of days. We love visiting Windermere and it’s definitely going to be one of the places we stop at whenever we return to the UK. We went along the lake on one of the boats and stopped off at Brockhole. We played mini golf, walked and […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #38

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Is in a photo of a magician background at Legoland

This week we have managed to catch up with friends which was lovely before the children go to school this week. As we’ve only got a couple of weeks left in the uk I wanted Lucas to have a last play with them because we probably won’t get chance to see them again before we […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #37

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Lucas and grandma sat at the table reading

Our house sale completed on Monday so we are officially moving to France in 4 weeks! We have booked flights for Lucas and I on the 23rd September and D will drive over with our car. This means we have more space for luggage and Lucas doesn’t need to have a long car journey. In […] Read more…

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Exploring the Dordogne – week 6

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Lucas and I stood next to a violin sculpture in Brantome

  This week we have been out a couple of times for meals, once in Édon which is actually classed as Charente rather than the Dordogne. Edon is a beautiful little village, when we went there was a christening party going on and a boules match being played. It was lovely seeing so many people […] Read more…

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Exploring the Dordogne – week 5

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Lauzen street with umbrellas hanging

    Last Sunday Champagne had its annual fete. We went down and there was a couple of fairground rides and a hook a duck that Lucas enjoyed going on. He won at hook a duck and was so excited he didn’t really concentrate on his options for prizes, he quickly chose a small inflatable […] Read more…

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