Yes, I know I haven't finished advent, or written much for a few weeks. I'll do that soon... honest... Post Christmas we're house sitting / visiting some family in Enfield the same as we did last year, when we had A first adventure on the London Underground. Today we've had another go! We started off the… Continue reading A second go at the underground
Today we did something I said I'd never do with a pushchair. We've done it many times before the small people arrived. It actually went quite well. We took a trip into central London whilst staying with family in North London. Research, bewilderment at the TfL website information and over four years experience of being… Continue reading A first adventure on the London Underground
You may want to read this first: Count down to blast off The day before So I made their bed and started packing. Mummy wasn't as appreciative as you might hope. She wanted to have a shower and get dressed and do 101 other things instead of the packing. I've been counting down to this… Continue reading Blast off!
The count down to blast off is now firmly under way. The birthday party is a distant memory, the foreman's report has been written and the excitement of the new bedroom is still very real. But the daily conversation is about going on a Pendalino. And in some detail. Some questions I can answer, like… Continue reading Preparation for blast off
The husband takes the train to work. When the train is particularly late, or non existent, he gets compensation. Often it's a fraction of the fare. And then there was the time they got so late sorting it all out they said to just have two free first class tickets. Anywhere. The husband has been… Continue reading Count down to blast off
Today we built a train. I'm actually pretty impressed with James. He has a funnel and tender and wheels. I really ought to prep these things the night before, and not just dream up the idea, because it's not easy remembering where you saw the black paper in the disarray that is the study whilst… Continue reading Red footprints on the railway