Fun

Happy Birthday To The Queen

Happy Birthday to our long reigning queen, HM Queen Elizabeth the second. The queen has two birthdays, lucky her but today’s the day we celebrated her 90 years of life. Our village association planned a day of activities which was a huge picnic, happy birthday then lots of fun things to do. Of course it […]

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Snow Day

A couple of weeks ago we had snow.¬† I regretted so much that I didn’t get any photographs I actually wished for more snow.¬† You see, where we live the last time we had snow was two years ago, the time before that was ten years ago.¬† So when I missed the opportunity to take […]

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Another Birthday and A Sticky Patch

Here we are two days past Toni’s birthday, she is now ten years old.¬† True to form the birthdays in our family always have a little run of bad luck.¬† Toni shares her birthday with the anniversary of the death of my mother. It is sometimes hard to not forget about how my mum died […]

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Train Ride and Photos

I had to pop this first photo in even though it doesn’t really fit with the rest. We took the train to Larne from Bangor one day recently. Not necessarily a trip to Larne but more the experience of the train and changing at the big station in the city and such like. We all […]

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Funny Faces

Thing about Sol is that she likes to pull a funny face now and again! Lately she has been doing it each time I have my camera out, I have some amusing photos which I sure she will be awfully embarrassed about when she grows up. Look carefully at this photo, I didn’t notice while […]

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BIRTHDAY GIRL

Just a few photos of our day. We had our four children, the two children I am looking after plus another. The boy’s weren’t having their photos taken (rolling eyes) but never mind here’s the girls. My two extras!

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IT’S NOT ME MONDAY

Welcome to Not Me! Monday! This blog carnival was created by MckMama. You can head over to her blog to read what she and everyone else have not been doing this week.It’s not me that bought myself a new pair of Sketchers shoes whilst out shopping for my husbands birthday present. It’s not me who […]

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BURNT OFFERINGS

Last week where we live the weather was very pleasant indeed. This fair weather unusual for our area, last year we had two good weeks of nice weather in May then it rained virtually every single day until October! So when the sun shines we tend to take advantage of it. We got ourselves a […]

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Zoo Marine

We visited Zoo Marine, the day started overcast so it was perfect toensure we had no sun burn casualties.Poor Toni, she was so sick today.We saw various shows, the two I liked most were the dolphin show, andthe sea lions. There was a 4D cinema there, it was really funny as during thefilm there was […]

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Elvis is alive – 16th May

Elvis is still alive, I knew it all along.This is us blogging from the Algarve. The weather is fabulous, youhave to forgive us sharing that as our friends sit back home in therain.The apartment hotel we are staying at is superb and worth every oneof the four stars it has been awarded. Despite the stars, […]

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Trip To The Wetlands

This is the first of two blog posts about today. We visited the Balloo Wetlands Nature reserve today. This was it’s official opening, its a new reserve where The Wildlife Trust have turned boggy waste ground into a haven for wildlife. Although its only been there about a year already there are birds and pond […]

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