Day 73 - May 29th What do most British people think of when they hear the words 'bank holiday'? I can guarantee that 'Traffic' will be one, 'Extra days drinking' will be the main focus for others, but the one answer that will come back the most will be 'Rain'. Yes, rain, and plenty of… Continue reading Day 073 – What do you do in the bath?
Day 72 - May 28th Two things you can't beat on a Sunday are a Formula 1 race and a BBQ. Today had both, and we had friends coming over to join us for the latter, later in the afternoon. After a few days of sunshine and warm weather, the weekend weather had turned a… Continue reading Day 072 – Are they here yet?
Day 71 - May 27th As another one of our friends turned 40 recently, today we prepared to celebrate the occasion with a party, and so was the start of a busy day. In the morning, a few of us met up at the at The New Inn, where the party was being held, to… Continue reading Day 071 – 40 is not the new 30!
Day 70 - May 26th The warm weather continues and I get home after work to find my three ladies at home, sat around looking fed up as they were just too hot to do anything. The paddling pool was still out and so we decided to put some clean water in it and throw… Continue reading Day 070 – Only mad dogs and Englishman go out in the midday sun
Day 69 - May 25th Without a doubt, the hottest day of the year so far, and whilst summer may not technically start until the solstice in June, I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't have been calling it summer today! Nice weather for riding a motorbike home from work, especially as I managed to leave… Continue reading Day 069 – Some like it hot
Day 68 - May 24th What a day! I am hot and tired, my day at work was going fairly well right up until the end. Working in a special needs school can indeed be a very rewarding job, as many people inform me when I tell them what I do. The job has many… Continue reading Day 068 – Everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go
Day 67 - May 23rd What is wrong with people?!? I was up late last night checking twitter and began to read reports on an "incident" in Manchester, reports of an explosion and bodies at the Manchester Arena, swiftly followed up by people declaring it to be a fake! It wasn't! It was a concert,… Continue reading Day 067 – What makes a person want to hurt somebody?
Day 66 - May 22nd They grow up so fast? Will she always be seen as the baby of the family? It seems like five minutes ago that we were putting her down for naps in her moses basket and all she did was drink milk all day. Now she walks, feeds herself, climbs the… Continue reading Day 066 – I may let go of your hand, but never your heart
Day 65 - May 21st Sunday really started to feel like summer was finally here, temperatures on the rise and the ground drying out from all the rain we've had. Likewise, the pollen count starts to rise and almost as if to punish us for enjoying the sunshine, it brings with it misery for hayfever… Continue reading Day 65 – Summer arrives and we find we’re allergic to it
Day 64 - May 20th When the wife and me sat down to plan our wedding about six years ago, one thing became obvious very quickly, in that there is a huge contrast in the size of our families. My mom, for example, was one of six, whereas the mother-in-law was an only child. Consequently,… Continue reading Day 064 – Its not the size of your family, its how often you see them