Tag Archives: kids

Nov 19th, 2010

Dried leaves in boiling water…

…an exercise in associative blogging. Tea. My Nanna (Dad’s mum), who I remember as teaching me to drink tea – no sugar, a bit of milk, strong and hot. Breathing in the steam from the mug, cupped in cold hands, sitting around a campfire at night. So many glorious camping holidays with my family and […]

Nov 15th, 2010

Making plans for the week ahead, anyone for craft?

Menu plan:Monday – spag bol Tuesday – mango chicken curry and riceWednesday – sushiThursday – homemade pizzaFriday – prosciutto wrapped pork fillet baked on red onion and apple, with mashed potato and baby spinach saladSaturday – steak, jacket potato, corn on the cob and saladSunday – roast leg of lamb with baked veggies The schedule:Monday […]

Nov 12th, 2010

Friday Fragments – chocolate strawberries edition

Hosted by Mrs4444. I wasn’t really sure I’d have much to decant after a week of daily posting for NaBloPoMo but I guess there’s always a few little fragments of frivolity floating around ready to find a home in a Friday Fragments post! On Monday we began the day with freshly baked homemade sourdough bread. […]

Nov 10th, 2010

Swimming

I can’t remember learning to swim, though I do remember swimming lessons, specifically taking the life-saving course at Pymble pool in the summer holidays while my younger siblings were learning to swim and going to the school swimming scheme in primary school. I know diving clicked for me when I was 9 and we were […]

Nov 6th, 2010

Sleeping – a picspam post

I was going back through all my photos on my laptop looking for images for another post that’s sitting in my drafts folder and I kept coming across photos of me or one of the kids with either a child or a pet asleep on top of us. Here they are. Tom, post spag bol, […]

Nov 3rd, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

One from the wayback machine