Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Gruffalo Part 2

Grandad with William and Charlie: Into the deep dark wood: We found the Gruffalo at the end of the trail: At the top of the pirate ship!:

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The Gruffalo Part 1

Osian’s cousins also came to stay at Nannie and Grandad’s. Osian was very excited to see Bea, William, and Charlie. We had a few quiet moments at the start of the day when they started to build a railway: Then … Continue reading

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The Zig Zag

After visiting Gilbert White’s House we walked up the Zig Zag. It’s a zig zag path that leads up the hill to Selborne Common. Osian (still wearing his penguin hat even though it obscured his view) was desperate to walk … Continue reading

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Last weekend we visited Nannie and Grandad, and went to Gilbert White’s House in Selborne. It was also the home of Captain Oates who accompanied Captain Scott on his Antarctic Expedition, and famously said ‘I am just going outside and may … Continue reading

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One hundred years old today

One hundred years ago today, a soldier at Paddington Station gave my great-grandmother a biscuit. She wrote the date on it (August 17 1914), kept the train time-table with it, and kept it. She was a nannie working in London, … Continue reading

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Visit to Little Nannie

We went to see Little Nannie in Shrewsbury last week. Osian entertained himself with his second favourite occupation – STICKER TIME! We see this face a lot – great concentration: Happy to see Little Nannie’s animals: Giving Little Nannie a cuddle:  

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Tending to be a knight

This is how we spend a lot of our time at the moment ‘tending’ to be a knight. Our home-made knight’s helmet has been a big hit: I spend a lot of time dodging attacks:

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