My Sunday Photo – purple flowers

My Sunday Photo - purple flower beds at Upton House

This beautiful display of purple flowers was at Upton House, our nearby National Trust property. I took N and the youngest nephew for the Easter Egg hunt.  I was a bit disappointed because the mirror lake still is filled in despite them originally saying March it would reopen.  The boys just enjoyed  rolling down the slopes in the gardens.

My Sunday Photo – sunset silhouette

My Sunday Photo - climbing frame in sunset

There’s been some lovely sunsets earlier this week, and one evening 2 of the cousins turned up for some football in the garden. The 3 of them had a great time, with N occasionally going on the climbing frame to survey his ‘land’ across the fields. I was hoping to get him on the monkey bars, but he’s started to get scared of them. That’s despite him last year being quite happy to whizz straight across hem, much to my… Continue Reading “My Sunday Photo – sunset silhouette”

My Sunday Photo – kite flying in the sun

kite flying in March sun

This week’s My Sunday Photo is the first day this year we’ve properly spent out in the garden.  It’s still too water logged on the grass really, but we got the kite out for some kite flying.  Of course, as soon as we got it unfurled, the wind died down and N got bored trying. So while he went off and cut the grass (with scissors), I enjoyed some relaxation and kite flying. Taking me back to my childhood.

My Sunday Photo – me time

My Sunday Photo - coffee bloging break

Since our work moved to flexi-time and allowed those on compressed hours to take flexi as well, I’ve managed to scrape at least a half day off each month.  A day’s nice, but not regularly achievable when there’s been school holidays and my annual leave off.  But half a day works out quite nicely giving me a bit of me time. I do feel a little strange when flexi leave falls outside school holidays. It’s strange going off for the… Continue Reading “My Sunday Photo – me time”