Half-of-July and August Review: summer ends Here we are, at the tail-end of summer, and I couldn’t be more ready to move on to autumn. I last wrote half way through July, mid-heatwave. Other than cursing the heat and sweating my way through all the baby’s naps, I was having a wonderful summer exploring with […]
exploring nature with children
June and half-of-July Review: things summer should be We went on holiday at the end of June which meant I had no chance to write a review post so here it is now, half-way-through-July. Piglet is at an age now where the summer months are all about him. Summer is for kids. Long, warm days
May Review: Only Joy I have nothing bad to say about May. She’s been kind to me. May is a naturally joyful month. All the fresh bright greens in a billion different shades, leaves so bountiful the trees are weighed down, canopies so dense that they form dark tunnels. Bees buzzing, swallows and swifts filling
April Review: New Life The Baby arrived at the end of March. Life has been a bit topsy-turvy since then. Here’s a very brief review: She’s safely here! Our wee Trixie girl has joined the family. Her birth was joyful and peaceful and straightforward and I am beyond grateful for that. She’s got these wonderful
March Review: Waiting for Spring (and baby) I’m writing the March review a little early because by the end of the month I might be completed lost in a bundle of newborn blankets and sleepy, milky days. March has been a month of waiting. I think I expect spring to whizz and pop into abundant
February Review: Stormy but sweet This is how February went: snowdrops, muddy puddles, blackbird, pheasant, snowdrops. All with a background of wind. Outside, February was stormy. Dudley! Eunice! Franklin! More trees down, more powercuts. We found a whole nest, perfectly formed and still intact, on the ground. Beautifully arranged sticks and little fluffy white feathers.
January Review: Slow, Sleepy, Sleepless I always look forward to January. It seems like it has so much potential. But somehow it never quite goes to plan. I like the idea of January being a clean slate. A fresh, cold start. There seems to be so much to like about January. Bright, chilly mornings; good