"Verges can be wonderful roadside mini-meadows, a crucial habitat for wild flowers and the wealth of wildlife they support." - Plantlife. There's a bit of argy-bargy at the moment over whether councils should cut roadside verges. According the the BBC, since 2013 the British conversation charity, Plantlife, has been campaigning for councils to let them … Continue reading England’s Blooming Grass Verges.
“Who are important people?” Freya asked the other day. It was ridiculously hot and we were sat on deckchairs on our balcony, trying to cool down. As her question was a bit out of the blue I thought for a few seconds and then said: “The prime minister, doctors and nurses, suffragettes...erm....” “What about Barry Scott?” … Continue reading Turning Five, Finally.
As it's just me and you here I'm going to make a small confession. I have a bit of a thing... For jam jars. There I've said it. Once again I thank goodness we live in a flat because I think it's an obsession that could quite easily get out of hand if we had more … Continue reading Easy Crafts For Children – Making A Jam Jar Vase.
Like most of her nursery class, Freya has finally succumbed to The Lurgy. While I'm a big believer in fresh air as a cure for most things, I also think she needs rest, especially when she's up in the night even more than usual, but when you are a lively three-year-old, cuddling up on the sofa doesn't seem … Continue reading Poorly Day Idea: The Post.