...or 'hoi noi broin coi', if you're not of N.Irish persuasion and need some help with your pronounciation. I know, I'm posting twice in so many days! But the opportunity to give this title to a blog may not arise again, so, carpe diem. There I was relaxing in my favourite window seat this morning … Continue reading How Now Brown Cow
Where are the days going!?! We've had a week of school, homework, conferences, work, networking, and lots of early nights in an attempt to stave off threatening colds and coughs...bar one evening spent in town drinking hot chocolate, eating cheesey chips and watching the Christmas Light parade with the switching on of the Christmas Lights. … Continue reading Counting our blessings!
I could (justifiably) blame BT...but the reason for our silence has been work, so I won't! This week Simon has been getting Sellars Legal off the ground, celebrating his birthday, doing the school runs, making packed lunches, keeping the house in order, the cupboards stocked, and making a delicious slow cooker pulled pork for our … Continue reading Whirlwind Week
If you don't care about law/GDPR/copyright...look away now! You must be wondering what Simon's up to? I mean, you've heard how the boys are doing and had an insight into some of my thoughts on moving. We wouldn't be here without Simon Sellars himself, of course! This past couple of weeks he's been the driving … Continue reading Sellars Legal
I know you're mostly reading this for news of the boys and not to hear my views on life, so here's the long awaited school update! This was the first week back after half term. The boys started at our local primary school on Monday, leaving us free to unpack and pester BT (who have … Continue reading School days
What does 'home' mean to you? I'm sure there's truth in the saying 'home is where the heart is', and I've been thinking about that a lot this week. My definition of home - in terms of the four walls in which we dwell - involves order, cleanliness, and calm. I find rest only when … Continue reading Making a house our home
Guys, it's a speedy note this evening...but you can rest assured we're in! As you can see from the photos there's a LOT to, so I'll get back to it. You'll be hearing more from us again soon! Oh, and thank you so much to everyone who sent post. It was wonderful to arrive to … Continue reading We’re in!
We are thoroughly enjoying the usual half-term activities: exploring the local soft play; clambering through the grounds of a gorgeous National Trust property; and having lots of ice cream and cake treats in between meals. Note, it's not raining! And yet, there are constant reminders that we're about to meet our new normal. The purchase … Continue reading Marking time