27th October 2013 The hospital can see no obvious injury on Elliott, however they suspect a thing they call the ‘Toddler Fracture’ From Wikipedia: Toddler’s fractures or childhood accidental spiral tibial (CAST) fractures are bone fractures of the distal (lower) part of the shin bone (tibia) in toddlers (aged 9 months-3 years) and other young …Continue reading "Hospital Update"
27th October Last night, while we were in the bathroom with Ben, Elliott did something to his foot. All we heard was him scream and he was limping with his left leg. We could see no swelling or bruises so assumed he had bashed it or stood on a toy. Most of the night he …Continue reading "Hospital Visit"
Saturday, 6th April 2013 After the mid-week expense and long drive to Windsor today we took a more relaxed view of what we wanted to do. It was already starting to be a great weekend as the weather was sunny and the kids wanted to go to the beach. To save daddy a drive in …Continue reading "Lazing on a sunny afternoon…NOT!"
Wednesday and Thursday, 3rd-4th July 2013 This week we went to LegoLand, Windsor, as part of Ben’s Birthday Celebrations. I risk the ire of my friends who live in the south as I write this who would have loved to see us but the schedule was way to fierce for me to contemplate any other …Continue reading "La La Legoland"
Friday, 21st June 2013 One of the advantages to having a car now is that when Markie picks up Leigh, Ben and Elliott from nursery on a Friday, and the weather is good, he can take the magical mystery back route to Morecambe. This is a pretty clear run (about twenty minutes) to the seaside. …Continue reading "Seaside Frolics"
Tuesday, 2nd April – Thursday, 4th April We took a short break over Easter and had a few days holiday at the MacDonald Douglas resorts in Aviemore. The drive from Lancaster to Aviemore is a long one, but also a really beautiful drive through the heartland of Scotland. We left early in the morning so …Continue reading "Aviemore Awaits"
Thursday 28th February – Friday 1st March The last two days have seen an interesting change in the Keating household. Just a small change however. Leigh had to be at work and Grandma was away so daddy got to take some time away from the office to spend with his boys. There was some small …Continue reading "Who’s The Boss"
9th February 2013 Elliott, the littlest Keating, was a whole year old on Saturday finally passing the stage from baby into Toddler, though who can say when that exact point is anyway. As usual we had a family and friends party at Chez Keating in Lancaster with a large number of people turning up and …Continue reading "Elliot’s First Birthday"
The kids had a massive break over Christmas but Leigh and I had to continue working so we shared the duties of looking after the children between us with the always grateful help of Grandma Linda. On the Thursday I decided to take them both to Blackpool so we could go into the Aquarium and …Continue reading "Blackpool 3rd January"
Apsley, Harpenden, Berkhampstead As mentioned previously we traveled to Apsley on the 26th December so that we could spend a few days in the South East, specifically Hertfordshire, visiting people for Xmas and New Year. While we were there we managed to spend time with Ricky, Malcolm, Rebecca, John, Richard, Norma and Jane some of …Continue reading "Xmas Visiting 26-28th December"