Tag Archives: summer holidays

Sailing and sowing

The summer holidays are drawing to a close. School re-starts on Tuesday. The fantastic weather over the bank holiday was a great way to end and was worth all the previous weeks of dreariness. We finally launched a little sailing … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Yesterday an enormous storm rolled in and blew the power at Radio Devon. The kids and I watched in awe from the window as rain pounded the garden. Counting the seconds between lightening strike and thunder clap, the storm stalked … Continue reading

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Warm days

We are back from a wonderful week in Wales. My mind is filled with┬ádelicious images: the particular smell of the sea from the deck of a boat, the sounds of wading birds far out across the estuary early on a … Continue reading

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School’s out!

School broke up on Thursday. The summer holidays are officially here. Finch, Little Owl and I found a shady spot in the garden, lay on our backs in the grass and turned our toes up to the bright blue sky. … Continue reading

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The Canal and River Trust

If you’re looking for something to do over the summer holidays with kids I’d recommend sending off for this. Our’s has just arrived. It’s an activity book and duck-food pouch being given out free by the Canal and River Trust … Continue reading

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Fife

I think we caught the last day of Scottish summer yesterday. We took a trip up to Fife with two of my friends from college and enjoyed the most beautiful sunshine. We headed to Crail first, then made our way … Continue reading

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Six silent fishes

Little Owl and I have had a lovely couple of days with our good friend Steady Hands. We took Steady Hands for a walk in the woods and found an injured magpie in a cage. He looked like he was … Continue reading

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