April 19, 2021

Alfie had a go at horse riding over the weekend – he seemed to really enjoy it which pleased his Aunty. On the Saturday Alfie was charging from park to ...

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April 14, 2021

What a day Monday was! 90 minutes of snow fun – tobogganing and snowmen. Then back inside for the live broadcast. Later on Father and son were out again after ...

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April 8, 2021

Here is a fairy house that we found on a visit to Grandpa’s. We had a really full and fun time over Easter. Plenty of cousins and friends as well ...

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March 29, 2021

Madejski Stadium In the queue to get my first vaccine last week. Pleased to visit the local Stadium for the first time. A very nice stadium it is too. Everything ...

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March 19, 2021

The bread rose and it is certainly a pleasant gluten-free loaf. It turns out that using fresh yeast is the key. I am doing our usual Italian flat bread today ...

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February 21, 2021

Two pictures of Alfie’s (and my) weekend. Exploring on the right with a strange branch in the shape of his favourite number. And making sand castles again rather than snow ...

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February 7, 2021

Helen was working at the weekend and we had to help out by dropping off an extra camera. These vehicles happened to be at the venue, so Alfie was in ...

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January 25, 2021

Unadulterated fun I did not turn on the computers on Sunday we were having too much fun. Alfie was on the sled, making snow balls and snow men and even ...

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January 17, 2021

The family are getting used to a morning cycle. Alfie on his balance bike and us on the pedalling machines. His confidence is so high that controlling him on the ...

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December 6, 2020

He started the day with balloon football. And the fun went on throughout the day. Obviously he was spoilt rotten all day! Here he is with his cake and his ...

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November 28, 2020

Holiday celebration It seems a long time ago now, but this is a family picture at the beginning of our week break. Please excuse the mess! ...

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November 28, 2020

Daddy’s attempt to create a mad hat Alfie was invited to a nursery Mad Hatter’s party so I selotaped cars to his bike helmet. Never did get a picture of ...

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November 23, 2020

Autumn Walk Having been ill since we had our little holiday, I had failed to update my blog for which I apologise. We enjoyed going for daily walks and cycles ...

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October 20, 2020

So I have posted our favourite recipe on the gluten free forum at the same time as having Alfie help me make it. In pyjamas for the first part Finger ...

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October 18, 2020

Alfie and Helen emptied the pumpkins to ready for carving but were then busy making pumpkin lasagne. Mops and cloths were needed regularly to avoid the mess getting out of ...

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October 18, 2020

Alfie loves dribbling the treacle in to the yoghurt extending the making time! Here are me and Alfie making treacle bread, the first recipe on the gluten free forum. This ...

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September 27, 2020

Autumn has arrived so I am making something that I have done for the past three years. And I need books to weigh down what I am creating! I am ...

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September 27, 2020

I have been a little lax in posting so will have to change my ways and start uploading more regularly. Here are two pictures of a family walk in Swinley ...

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August 6, 2020

Alfie showing off his ice cream eating skills And very happy about it too The ice cream was a special treat but he hears the van go by every day ...

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July 20, 2020

These were my sister’s blackberries made in to a lovely fool. However we did manage to pick a punnet of our own on Sunday. ...

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July 12, 2020

Apologies to a few who missed the Friday afternoon bridge game. I was busy making Alfie a new sand pit. In fact we have had a very busy weekend. Lots ...

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July 9, 2020

Wild flowers from the garden and a few home grown veg, but mostly an Italian inspired anniversary dinner. Thanks again to Roger & Irene. ...

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July 5, 2020

Helen and I generally operate gluten-free so we look for various recipes. This one has worked out nicely for Friday lunchtimes: it is so simple. Very simple to do. Make ...

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June 3, 2020

With Mummy and Daddy busy the child will play! Paint everywhere! Panic ensues… At least I cut put Alfie in the paddling pool. Some emails and enquiries were delayed! ...

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