Diary

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

Second Easter in lockdown

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Lucas sat with hay bales and statues of flowers, chickens and bunnies behind him

At midnight on Saturday, France went into another nationwide lockdown for 4 weeks. There have been various restrictions in place for different parts of the country over the last year but now we are all in the same position. Lucas is being homeschooled this week and from Friday he is on 2 weeks of school […] Read more…

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Lucas’ 6th birthday

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Lucas with a choc cake and macaroons

Lucas turned 6 a couple of weeks ago. We obviously couldn’t do much but we decorated the house and had a little ninjago party, Lucas requested Japanese food so we got sushi and did noodle and rice dishes. He also wanted macaroons so I ordered some with Ninjago characters printed on which he loved.   […] Read more…

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Ordinary moments #80

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Lucas with protective goggles on doing rainbow gem experiments

The Christmas holidays have been lovely. We’ve enjoyed relaxing at home, colouring and playing with Lucas’ new toys he got. We’ve built a car from a construction set, done some science experiments and badly baked cookies x         Read more…

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Ordinary moments #79

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Lucas building Lego Mario sets

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas. Ours was very relaxed at home, just the three of us. We ate so much food, watched films and played with Lucas’ new toys. He got a few of the Lego Mario sets so he has been enjoying building those and we are doing some more today.   […] Read more…

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Ordinary moments #78

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A rainbow above the arch in la Chappelle-Gresignac

There was a beautiful rainbow on the way to picking Lucas up from school the other day. My phone hasn’t done it justice but it was beautiful against the dark sky x       Read more…

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Ordinary moments #77

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Lucas posting his letter to Pere Noel in a yellow post box

Lucas posted his letter to Father Christmas this week. I used the address given by La Poste so hopefully he will receive a letter back from Father Christmas. He’s hoping for Minion and Mario Lego.       Christmas came early this week when my cousin posted a box of his daughters Simpsons Lego out […] Read more…

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We got married!

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I’m holding the camera down so you can see the bottom of my dress and pink converse

On Wednesday we got married at the local Mairie. We didn’t know whether it would be postponed due to lockdown but fortunately as we only had 4 witnesses it could go ahead. We obviously couldn’t go anywhere afterwards so we have postponed our wedding meal with them until after the new year. We still had […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #75 – Halloween in lockdown

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Dan lucas and I having a selfie with our Halloween costumes on

We went into national lockdown on Friday so our Halloween plans had to be altered. Lucas still had a great day though and woke this morning, telling us how much fun he had.     I had bought him a couple of Halloween Lego sets and my friend had sent over some Halloween treats so […] Read more…

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