Last week was mostly sunny and warm. On Sunday we popped into Costa, and Sash was also there, with his Dad. We did sit separately as Eddie loves sitting on the bar stools, while Sash was in one of his favourite corners by the big mirror, from which he could see everything that goes on in the cafe.
We walked home, and spotted this funny-shaped cloud. It looked like a little Dumbo with his trunk up and ears flapping mid-jump.
On Tuesday I had to go to Sasha's school for a meeting with his teacher and our social worker to discuss the provision for the next year. Sadly, our much loved school ends this year, as they don't do 16+ education. Sash got a place in a special needs school out of town which will be a long journey each day, and I'm anxious, as for him every change is a huge stress, and this will be an enormous change.
Teachers here know him well and are wonderful, dedicated people who love him.
This rose bush is in someone else's garden, on the way to school.
More sky pictures - these lines were like a child has scribbled all over the blue.
On Thursday Sash stayed overnight at his residential place, so Eddie and I popped on the bus to Oxford after school to explore the West Gate shopping centre. He loved the LEGO section in John Lewis. No surprises then. I loved the T2 tea shop, and couldn't resist buying some chocolate bars in Hotel Chocolat too.
This plant - now the name escapes me - is just outside our sitting room window, on the old stone wall. I have to cut it yearly, as it climbs on the low roof with alien-like roots from its branches. But the blooms look delicate and pretty.
On Monday Sash goes off on a residential trip with his school until Friday. They are going to Butlins, Minehead. I'm keeping my fingers and toes crossed for the trip to go as smoothly as possible.
It is quite a journey, and a totally new place for him to stay. We've never been to Butlins.
I had to buy new shorts and swimming trunks for him, so Eddie and I traipsed through several shops earlier today.
I needed a cup of coffee, and we popped into Costa. The only available newspaper was Mirror. I had a chuckle at the cover of the TV magazine. Can't wait for the latest installment of Poldark, as I love costume dramas. I am quite indifferent to Ross's charms, and his naked chest doesn't make me swoon.
Give me Jimmy Perez any time, now he is my kind of an eye candy.