Yesterday evening I lied down in the dark around 9pm, so tired, and thought: I wish I didn't have to worry about supervising the kids' bedtime routine. If only I could just close my eyes and go to sleep and not worry about anything. I wish...
Last Sunday Eddie went to the church, and here is his creation done during the church school - Moses and the parting of the Red sea.
On Monday we took our boys to Oxford. After an inevitable visit to McDonalds, we went to Christ Church college. Eddie wanted to see the hall, where they filmed Harry Potter, but unfortunately, it was closed for lunch at the time we arrived, so we only saw the cathedral.
We also visited my husband's new office.
At the weekend we went to The Works, where Eddie saw this Harry Potter cushion and begged me to buy it for him. For the next few days he's been putting it in each of our bedrooms as a creepy surprise in the dark.
A quick visit to Costa in between grocery shopping.
The hyacinths in the garden are almost gone by now, but the tulips are coming into full bloom.
I'm a big fan of Sophie Anderson, and loved her book House with Chicken Legs. I was delighted to receive an advance copy of The Girl Who Speaks Bear in the mail. It's such a gorgeous cover design.
A stressful day today. Sash wants to go out, but he doesn't want to be accompanied by his younger brother, so we're stuck at home, as my DH is away, and God knows when he will arrive.
When I'm stressed, I bake. Today's bake is a good old Advocaat cake. Haven't baked it for ages, it's still as tasty as I remember. The recipe requires 250ml of Advocaat liqueur, so it's not a cheap recipe, but it's totally worth it.