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

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…


The ordinary moments #64

| Diary

A photo taken behind Lucas over his shoulders showing him stamping into a field page

  As I’ve recently become an Usborne books organiser, I got a few books that would encourage Lucas to ask to do something other than play on his tablet or Xbox. He loves playing with Lego and outside, he also loves crafty time but when we are trying to get work done and want him […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #63

| Diary

Lucas sat on play equipment in the play area

For the first time in over two months, we have been further than within walking distance of our house! We ventured to an empty park and it was lovely to see some different scenery. We can now leave the house without having to fill in a form saying the reason for our outing and can […] Read more…