We’ve had some great summer days - water play is always a winner for these boys, who are really starting to interact well together. Otto is almost 10 months now - I can’t believe it!



Long time no post!!

Back in May half term, Dan, myself and the boys (yes Bertie did come with us, but I can barely get a picture of him these days!) took a trip to beautiful West Wales. We stayed at the Manorafon Camp, which is part of Fforest - visit the website for details. This is a truly magical place and we can’t wait to return. Stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, sunshine, sunsets.....wild and free. Perfect.

More Cornwall


Some more pictures from our week in Cornwall. If you visit St Ives, you really must go to the Barbara Hepworth Museum (preferably without a whining four year old....!). I was utterly mesmerised, peering into her studio. What a woman!

Trebah Garden, close to Helford Passage (also a must with a great pub) is beautiful. There's a lovely little beach, where Bertie spent ages seeking out various sea creatures I don't know the names of! The views around the garden are quite breathtaking. We really enjoyed ourselves. 

It's not always easy trying to please a teenager and two young'ns, but this worked out ok!

Pretty Cornwall

We spent last week in Cornwall - an impromptu holiday which I booked the night before. What a great idea it was too, as we had a week of glorious sunshine. We stayed here. 'The Garden Barn' in the very pretty village of Constantine, not far from Helford.

Such a wonderful base for the week! A place of childhood dreams. Beautiful, wild gardens with an adjoining private wood that we had full run of. Perfect. The birds were singing, bluebells appearing and all was perfectly spring-like and lovely. The village itself has an amazing charity shop, where I picked up some real gems! There is also a pop-up bakery every Friday and Saturday morning which sells superb, fancy, delicatessen style bakes.....yuuum!

We ate pasties (essential of course), cream teas (two in one day!) and a good few ice creams during our week. There was plenty of exploring, a trip to St Ives and a couple of good pub meals. All in all a super week :)

Five Go To A Wedding


We went to a wedding at the weekend and I think we all scrubbed up ok, being that we are not people who are used to getting into occasions!

Maisie is such a teenager - an extremely witty and beautiful one, I must add!
Bertie has had a very drastic haircut!! We'll probably let it grow again though.
Otto is six months old now - can't believe it! He is into everything, loving food and such a happy, contented little chap.


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