I will admit that this week hasn’t been the best for outdoor time. Entirely down to me! It’s been freezing and windy, and I’ve been choked with the cold. I’ve endured the school run, but I’ve insisted that the kids get straight inside when we get home!
At last: the snow is melting; the pavements are clear of ice; the temperatures are sneaking above zero! The scooters have made a return :)
At the risk of boring you all silly, this week we have been mainly… playing in the snow!
Well, the snow isn’t going anywhere yet, but it has been much milder… and by that I mean that it’s only been a few degrees below freezing in the afternoons!
With almost a foot of snow, building stuff becomes an option!
On Tuesday it was a beautiful winters day; clear blue skies, sunshine and no wind. Perfect for getting outside and having some fun in the snow.
It came to my attention this week that the wee girl had never worn welly boots! This, of course, had to be rectified… The weather since she learned to walk has been glorious, she has lived in sandals and crocs. On those days where the thunderstorms have driven us inside, it had not occurred to …
In a fit of optimism I have now packed away all the winter clothes… Other than a spectacular thunder storm on Wednesday night into Thursday (and to be fair, we actually needed some rain for the plants!), the weather has been lovely all week. I am very aware of the looming summer holidays (all 10 …
Another lovely week here, another adventure with the boys. This time we chose to investigate a tower at the north end of Middlesex Fells (the same reservation where we had a beautiful woodland walk a couple of weeks ago). In typical 4yo fashion, our expedition became a journey to rescue the princess from the tower. …