Diary

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

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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The ordinary moments #74

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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…

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Ordinary moments #73

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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…

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