I wrote a post last year called signs of spring so in an attempt not to copy myself I came up with this idea while staring at the Thames on Monday. A black headed gull. This was what sparked my idea and is probably not something that most people notice. In the winter black headed gulls… Read More Unusual signs of spring
The week got off to an exciting start on Tuesday when the siren on our oil tank went off at 7am. This helpfully coincided with a tractor driving past causing The Mothership to run into my bedroom, take my iPhone, charge downstairs, grab her car keys and announce that she was going after them. Luckily she checked the… Read More What I did this week, Y1W18: Orange door
I have nearly always lived in houses with big gardens and I have never run out of things to do in them. I have just turned eighteen but it doesn’t mean that the things I enjoy doing change. I was discussing this with a friend, how so many activities stop at eighteen which is rubbish.… Read More What to do in the Garden in Summer
The weird weather this week started with this skyscape at my tennis club while I was coaching on Monday evening.There was a mutual decision that this was then end of the world and we should all think of one thing that we wanted to do before we died. ‘Live’ was on the top of most peoples’… Read More What I did this week, Y1W17: SNOW!
This week was half term in the UK which means that everyone who goes to school gets a week off to go skiing or revise and I don’t do anything different. When I was younger I’m not sure I even knew when half terms were but these days the routine does change a bit. I… Read More What I did this week, Y1W7: The mothership’s birthday
Lots of people claim to get very depressed in the days after Christmas but I actually really enjoy it. Christmas itself tends to be nice but a bit stressful and exhausting with people staying and having to be on top form the whole time, smiling for every present and trying not to biff anyone up…… Read More The Aftermath of Christmas