For this week, week 12’s photos for my Project 365 I’ve had 500+ to choose from. N and I have been away on holiday for a few days, so of course I had the camera out. I’ve just about gone through all my photos, although I’ve since added to them since being back as well. It makes a difference compared with normal working weeks where some days I struggle.
So here’s week 12 (plus a Saturday I missed last week).
Saturday, N and I headed off on holiday to Torquay for a few days. The OH was busy on the farm, so it was just the 2 of us. I’d booked into a hotel only 2 days before we left, and was surprised at how good it was for only a 3 star. The room was like a boutique hotel, and we had a lovely view of the outdoor pool, garden and then overlooking Torquay. N loved looking out of the window.
Sunday was our first day getting out and about so we headed off to Paignton zoo and beach. N just loved going in and out of the hotel…the little things. I don’t think he’d ever been through a rotating hotel door, so every entrance was a fun one!
Monday we spent most of the day around Babbacombe, with the model village being a big hit with N.
Tuesday was our last full day, and we had to go for fish and chips on the last day. I’m not really a fish fan, but N is. We ended up in Rockfish which is a fish and chip shop like none I’ve ever seen before.
On the way home we stopped off to go to the shoe shop to get N some summer sandals, and then onto the Rollright Stones. N said he didn’t want to see them, but once we were in the circle, he loved trying to count them, and listened to the story of the stones. It was a shame it was quite hazy, because the view wasn’t clear at all.
Thursday N was back at nursery, but I had another cheeky day off. It was meant to be really productive, but in the end it was a bit rushed. I nipped to Stratford in the morning for a bit of shopping, and noticed that there was a Wizardry and magic shop, in the style of Harry Potter and Diagon Alley. Very odd place, made even stranger by the fact it looked like they still had Christmas decorations up outside.
While on holiday, we bought N a new pair of bigger sunglasses. He rarely wears them actually outdoors, but on Friday straight after nursery he grabbed the glasses, and was posing outside in them.
Saturday was a mooching day with swimming class and a nip into town. In the afternoon my brother turned up offering another trip out to the paddock for some metal detecting. Not much was found, and N got bored quite quickly. With N, we needed more regular beeping of the equipment to keep his interest.