Foxley Wood provided something for everyone yesterday - my first (second and third) butterfly spot of the year, some sunshine for Mark and many muddy puddles (and the odd stick) for Freya. I was so excited to see butterflies again. As well as the comma we also saw a peacock and lots of very … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – April 8th, 2018.
While I've seen some butterflies about this week, there definitely haven't been as many - so I thought I'd cheer myself up by remembering a few of the recent ones we have spotted. I'm still sad I didn't get to see a swallowtail this year but it gives me something to look forward to next … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – September 10th, 2017.
We went on an adventure to the RSPB's Buckenham Marshes, which is a new one for us - although it's just down the road from one of my favourites, Strumpshaw Fen. It's a short walk to the "wildlife watchpoint" and we spent quite a while there (as we were the only ones, it didn't matter if Freya … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – July 30th, 2017.
When a couple of spots appeared on Freya's legs we thought we knew what was coming - the dreaded chicken pox*. Mark was promptly dispatched to stock up on calamine lotion and oats while I reached for the iPad to start frantically scanning Pinterest for things to do indoors with a child who, if anything, … Continue reading Easy Crafts With Children – Salt Dough Butterflies.