• He looks like his dad!

    Sue, Lucas and I drove up to Lincoln during the afternoon and stayed  a few hours to see Ellis. Charlotte looked radiant, in fact in complete contrast to how she looked after the birth of Lucas. I remember how haggard she appeared then. Though she looked as if she had just been in a film… Continue Reading

  • News Flash

    Ellis has arrived! Charlotte went into Lincoln Hospital yesterday late afternoon when contractions were every 5 minutes. The birth did not go well as Ellis was in the wrong position with back to back (not sure what that means). This caused Charlotte a lot of pain throughout the night and she was given pain killers… Continue Reading

  • Waiting, waiting, waiting ………

    As the title suggests we are still waiting for the baby to arrive. The weather has been variable since the last blog, no dips in the pool and quite a few days watching the garden soak up some much needed rainwater. However we have all managed to keep very busy, and rushing around and doing… Continue Reading

  • Phew!!!

    It was drizzling the last time I wrote a blog and it is drizzling today. However, in between it has been rather hot and sunny. For the first time since we moved here it has been worthwhile having a pool. It is so nice being able to have a nice cooling dip to recover from… Continue Reading

  • Summer Days

    Unusually for the last few weeks it is drizzling outside, I have just brought the washing in from the line, made a coffee from our new ‘Tefal Quick-cup’ and decided to write this before picking Sarah up from School at 10.30am (she has along break in between lessons and likes to come home). We are… Continue Reading