We did something special for Elizabeth today to commemorate her finishing primary school and starting high school. She somehow missed both the beginning and the end of primary school and … Continue reading High tea at the Fife Arms
We had Meatless Farm burgers for dinner last night. I’ve become a Meatless Farm convert: they’re UK-based and much cheaper than the Beyond Burger but with similar ingredients. Both are … Continue reading Meatless Farm and Elizabeth’s biology poster
Elizabeth started taking Highland Dance classes about 2.5 years ago and I posted a little video of her prancing about our lounge room at that time. I found it on … Continue reading The Highland Fling
Elizabeth has applied to be on a Scratch game creator team at school. She completed the application form all by herself. We never even saw it until she’d filled it … Continue reading Elizabeth’s application form
Elizabeth and I had an appointment this morning which I cycled to on Hoss. We were a little early and it was cold so I hopped inside Hoss with Elizabeth … Continue reading Inside Hoss and guns
It has been a crazy busy week and the craziness is still going. Elizabeth has been performing in her Highland Dance show and we’ve had rehearsals and performances all week … Continue reading Highland dance and TV rants
For several years now I’ve been working on a family tree at My Heritage. Recently I discovered another Elizabeth Martin on Ben’s side of the family. Our Elizabeth’s great-great-great-grandmother was … Continue reading Family history
It was parent-teacher interviews at school last night and I’m so proud of the kids. They’re just amazing in every way. Elizabeth, according to her teacher, finishes her maths work … Continue reading My kids are amazing and I was on TV!
Elizabeth (who is 8) and her friend have started a committee at lunchtime called The Plant Police. The aim of this committee – from what I understand – is to … Continue reading The Plant Police
Elizabeth is 8 today and to celebrate her big day she’s put together a list of activities for us to do: We found it interesting that she put “open presents” … Continue reading Birthday activity list and happy Hogmanay!
I think Elizabeth has a secret admirer. Only I know who he is so he’s not very secret. A friend of mine has a son in Elizabeth’s class and my … Continue reading Elizabeth’s secret admirer and Animals Asia
Elizabeth drew a picture for the Queen and wants me to post it to her. We are not exactly Monarchists. In fact, I’m pretty apathetic about it all and couldn’t care less … Continue reading A letter for the Queen
I came across this old photo of Elizabeth and Ben, taken by Ben’s mum just after Elizabeth had turned 2. It’s such a great photo that I wanted to share … Continue reading An old photo
Elizabeth is such a cutie. I got some good photos of her this week: The news this morning reports of a Mag. 5.2 earthquake in Victoria, Australia. That’s pretty big … Continue reading Gorgeous Elizabeth and quakes
Gosh I’ve been so slack with my blog recently! I’m so sorry. Things are just all go here. Today I caught Elizabeth using a bic glue stick like it was … Continue reading Elizabeth
I was struggling to convince Elizabeth it was time to leave the shopping mall on Saturday afternoon. She was happily playing on one of those coin operated machines. So I … Continue reading Seeya!