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"
28 June 2013 Ben was at nursery for his third birthday and mummy and daddy had to work. He was fortunate enough to have all the children at nursery sing to him and get cake that was brought in for him. In the evening we took him out for a curry at the Khashish Indian …Continue reading "3rd Birthday"
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"
Sunday, 23 June 2013 Today Markie was only available in the morning as there is a raft of writing (like this blog) and tasks for the community that he needs to catch up on and organise. This was supposed to be done in the evenings but a busy week moving office and a day out …Continue reading "Windy old Windemere"
Saturday, 25th May 2013 Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass Each year Muncatser Castle holds its fair over the Spring Bank Holiday. The culmination of events ends with the choosing of the fool, a piece of tradition that has eeked out the centuries in thsi lovely part of Cumbria. We decided to go along to see the wonderful …Continue reading "Muncaster Fair"
Saturday, 15th June 2013 This weekend was Claire’s thirtieth birthday and she had a SteamPunk dress party at her house in Morecambe. The house is in Ian’s name, and he pays the mortgage, but Ben has declared it is her house, well he says ‘It is Claire’s House”. Elliott had a jacket on which Leigh …Continue reading "Claire’s Party"
Sunday, 16th June 2013 Today we visited the town of Whalley which is situated just below Clitheroe in South-East Lancashire. Whalley is a lovely gen of a market town with a yearly food and craft fair. We went to check out the fair which was small but had great stalls (we bought home baked pies …Continue reading "Whalley and Spring Wood"
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"
And the new SeaLife Centre Saturday, 22 June 2013 This weekend we, Mark and Leigh, decided that they would ween Ben from his dummy to see if it was possible. To do this we simply started talking to him about the fact that he was going to be 3 years old ina week and that …Continue reading "L-L-Let’s Go, L-L-LEGO"
15-22nd May 2013 For Nana Keating’s 70th Birthday we took her and Auntie Kathryn (who was soon to be 50) to Paris for a holiday with the kids. They enjoyed it so much that they demanded a re-visit so this year we returned with the intention of staying a few more days and seeing more …Continue reading "Paris 2013"