Wednesday 24th July Today the family Keating travelled to Keswick to meet with Jane who was staying a week near Skiddaw. We kidnapped her from the lovely Ormathwaite Hall where she was staying (which had a lovely view over Borrowdale) and headed into Keswick for the morning. Borrowdale is such a strong Tolkien-esque name, you …Continue reading "Derwent Water"
29 June 2013 Ben and elliott playing on the same ride at Toys R Us This specific post was created using WordPress for Android on a mobile phone. This explains but not excuses any incorrect or unusual typography, brevity or formatting.Continue reading "On the Bus"
26 June 2013 Today we were at Lancaster University Child Psychology Unit where Elliott was participating in a study into how children perceive other peoples motives. To summarise it was looking at an abstractism, do young children infer that someone is being purposefully false and acting. This is a simple description of a more complex …Continue reading "Study Time"
Monday, 1st April 2013 Today’s family fun day was constrained to half a day as Mark had to work the bank holiday afternoon and evening. therefore it was decided to take a short trip to the Animal Oasis to see the small zoo just north of Carnforth. It seems we were wise to not go …Continue reading "Animal Madness"
Sunday, 10th March 2013 Today is Mother’s Day in the United Knigdom when all good children who still have maternal relatives present flowers or some such and do their diligence. Personally we love it, maybe because we are lucky and have great mothers, all of them, great grandmothers/nanas, all of them, and a great-nan who …Continue reading "Hopi Mother’s Day"
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"
10th February 2013 It was Chinese New Year today, we originally wanted to stay close to home as Lancaster has, in the past, placed events on the Chinese New Year. This year there seemed to be a lack of any information on the websites as to anything occurring, so we decided to go further afield. …Continue reading "Chinese New Year"
Saturday 2nd February Today we went for a drive to the Lake District once more. It was predicted to be a clear, if crisp, day and the first day that Leigh has felt well enough to walk a little since being in hospital with pneumonia. Fearing that if we went too far she would get …Continue reading "Beautiful Brockhole"
I saw two kids unwrapping gifts, On Christmas Day, On Christmas Day, I saw two kids unwrapping gifts, On Christmas Day in the morning. So with customary randomness* I would like to go out of sequence on the recent travel reporting and share some of Christmas Day with the world. The real reason for doing …Continue reading "Christmas Day 2012"
We travelled from Rhymney to Apsley on 26th December. Because we had a bit of time to spare we decided to take it leisurely and maybe visit somewhere on the way. For this reason we stopped at Oxford. Instead of taking the M4 from Cardiff to London, we instead went north and then across via …Continue reading "Oxford 27th December"