The little boy who talks

Tigerboy can speak. We have sentences. Prepositions even. He’s not always very clear, I suspect a lot of it wouldn’t be understandable outside the family. (Sometimes it isn’t within. ) There’s a deliberate time to it. Each word is pronounced separately, with a pause between them. But today we had “ice cream on top” and […]

Sunday snail


Upside down And right side up

Saturday snippets 30 August 2014

{mostly} lying down. Had a funny dizzy turn (no, not a fit) while sitting down in kitchen, and felt much better lying down. Probably only for a couple of hours, but it felt like the whole day. {running} before the dizzy turn. Though not immediately before. And only 0.8 miles. Slowly. I need to exercise. […]

I miss the past.

Again. I even miss getting wet and cold hands failing to felt a hat.

End of a long day


And another reenactment event.

I have no picture

To show you my son. Stood with his friends, performing a song to a packed room and taking the laughter in good part. To show him stood again some moments later, singing with gusto as they took part in an unexpected sing off. Unplanned, unrehearsed, yet hamming it up, great grin upon his face. To […]

Saturday snippets 23 August 2014


{Making} a felt hat. And this time I think it might work having a lovely time with a little team of felters on the barnsward. {Enjoying} the sun and dodging the little rain showers. And the sunsets. The sunsets here are just wonderful. {Marveling} how much pasta one small hungry boy can put away at […]

My son, the page.


He loved it.

To 1578 again, with a side trip to meet Xeno


So I’m now sitting in a tent at kentwell hall with two sleeping children. It’s been a long day. I was up before 7 trying to finish packing the car (I failed) so that Tim and Big just needed to drive over here. Then I took the younger ones to London zoo to meet Xeno, […]


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