The Week Before My Birthday

The Week Before My Birthday

The week that both went quickly and felt like it would never end.


I hate going out

I hate going out

We got ants in the house and it was going to take a week for Amazon to deliver Nippon. Fortunately, our local hardware place stocks it.


Home "schooling"

Home "schooling"

Charlotte's been doing a brilliant job of giving Tabitha educational stuff to do


Tabitha is Seven

Tabitha is Seven

Looking over these photos has made me feel very sad.


Sunday

Sunday

We were going to go to Brighton Pavilion's annual open day but the queues were ridiculous and I didn't want to spend my entire Sunday hanging out with the pigeons


Parenting is what you make it

Parenting is what you make it

The prevailing memories of my youth are related to video games.


Getting creative again

Getting creative again

Been in such a creative slump lately. But trying a couple of new things like soldering/building keyboards at least passes the time!


Birmingham 2019: Day 3

We went to Cadbury World. I haven't been for absolutely ages, and I've heard that it's kinda rubbish...


Jaws 'n' Claws

Had a great time at Jaws 'n' Claws at The Booth Museum. Tabitha held a giant snail after being too c...


Let's go fly a kite

I've never flown a kite before. It was pretty fun. I think the wind strength round here was a bi...


Tabitha has her portrait sketched

I see this lady around the village all the time. We saw her sketching a lady at the Rottingdea...


Saturday

I'm not usually into fêtes and things like that but, for whatever reason, I was in the mood for it t...


Rewards

Tabitha did some super good cycling today. She's had a bit of a psychological block on hills lat...


Batting Practice

Tabitha wanted to play cricket. She's always had a bit of an interest in ball games, but it's not...


Tabitha is Six

Tabitha is six now. This was the first birthday that she really got excited about and boy did...


Let's go to the park!

It's become a bit of a routine for Tabitha and I to take the dog for a walk when she's done at...


Saturday

Bit of a lazy one today, and we were going a little crazy sitting inside, so took th...


The last week in black and white

Lots of walking, hanging out with the kid, and a dog who's getting weirder as time goes on...


Oxford

Oxford is such an unwelcoming city. There are signs everywhere telling you what you're not allowed...


1.2m

Charlotte drew a marker on the wall for when Tabitha would be tall enough to go on the good pier r...